In line with a graph launched by Eurostat on Friday, Greece has outdone different European Union nations for the share of companies that reported some form of innovation exercise between 2018 and 2020, attaining first place with a price of 73 pct.
Posting the graph on social media, Improvement and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis spoke of a “new vital first place for Greece within the EU” and praised Deputy Improvement and Investments Minister Christos Dimas for the excessive share of Greek companies investing in innovation in that point.
Dimas additionally posted an analogous message, noting that “in keeping with Eurostat, Greece had the very best share (73 pct) of companies which have invested in innovation within the three-year interval 2018-2020.”
In line with a Eurostat tweet, the EU common for innovation exercise was 53 pct, with Greece rating first, adopted by Belgium (71 pct), Germany and Finland (69 pct). The bottom rating nations have been Romania (11 pct), Latvia (32 pct), Hungary and Spain (33 pct).
In the meantime, Greek state price range tax revenues considerably exceeded targets within the January-October interval, totaling 45.626 billion euros, up 12.6% from targets, the finance ministry mentioned on Tuesday. Tax income additionally exceeded month-to-month targets by 6% in October.
Alternate Finance Minister Theodore Skylakakis, commenting on price range execution figures, mentioned the info for October didn’t present any markedly totally different pattern relative to the very constructive course of the Greek economic system in 2022, regardless of elevated world financial uncertainties and a slowdown in Europe.
Extra particularly, in keeping with provisional price range execution information on an amended money foundation, the state price range confirmed a deficit of 4.769 billion euros within the 10-month interval, down from a price range goal for a deficit of 11.027 billion and a shortfall of 11.497 billion euros in the identical interval final yr.
Main outcomes confirmed a deficit of 349 million euros, from a price range goal for a major deficit of 6.752 billion and a major shortfall of seven.179 billion in 2021. Web income was 48.866 billion euros, up 12.1% from targets, whereas common price range income was 53.775 billion, up 13.3% from targets.
Tax income was 45.626 billion euros, up 12.65% from targets. Tax returns totaled 4.909 billion euros, up 1.058 billion from targets. Public Funding Programme income was 2.591 billion, down 499 million from targets.
Price range spending within the January-October interval totaled 53.635 billion euros, down 1.001 billion from targets, common price range spending was down by 566 million euros from targets.
Public Funding Programme spending was 7.627 billion euros, down 434 million from targets. Price range spending was down by 2.018 billion euros in contrast with the identical interval in 2021.
In October, price range income was 4.842 billion euros, up 38 million from month-to-month targets, whereas common price range income was 5.412 billion, up 179 million from targets.
Tax income was 5.066 billion, up 6% from targets, tax returns have been 569 million euros, up 141 million from targets, whereas Public Funding Programme income was 198 million, down 32 million from targets.
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