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Greek Daily News 29/12/2023

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ECONOMY

-The European Commission paid to Greece the third payment under the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). The payment amounts to €3.64 billion (€1.69 billion in non-repayable financial support and €1.95 billion in loans, excluding pre-financing), AMNA reported.

-Beekeepers in Greece that have been impacted by extreme weather in 2023 may be eligible for a range of support measures, which are detailed in the official government Gazette of December 22, To Vima reported.

REAL ESTATE

The performance of short-term rental accommodation located in Greece’s most popular winter destinations, such as Arachova, known as the “winter Mykonos,” situated in the mountainous region of Boeotia, is lower than last winter, according to data processed by AirDNA on behalf of Kathimerini. In Arachova, the average price this year for December is €300, while for January it is €266. In Kalavryta the average price is €194 in December and €185 euro in January 2024.

GENERAL

Holiday opening hours for retail stores ahead of the New Year are as follows: Shops will be open on Friday from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m., on Saturday from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. (with shopping centers and supermarkets staying open until 8 p.m.), and on Sunday, New Year’s Eve, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Shops will generally be closed on January 1 and 2, with the exception of a number of supermarkets that have announced they will be open on Tuesday, January 2.