The Greek economy grew by 2.7% in the second quarter of 2023 compared with the same period last year, and by 1.3% in comparison with the first quarter of 2023, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday.
The statistics service said that the Greek GDP grew 2.0% in the first quarter of 2023 and reminded that the country’s GDP grew 7.1% in the second quarter of 2022 (annually) and rose 0.5% on a quarterly basis.
Final consumption spending grew 2% in the second quarter conference on shipping financing at the Yacht Club of Greece in Piraeus, as part of the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative.
The event included as speakers Export-Import Bank of China Vice-Chairman and President, Ren Shengjun; Hellenic Ship Financiers President, Giorgos Xiradakis; Bank of Greece Deputy Governor, Theodore Pelagidis; and Chinese Ambassador to Athens Xiao Junzheng. Over 70 representatives from Greek and Chinese sectors of the economy and shipping were invited, the Chinese embassy said in a statement.