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Covid-19

COVID-19 Country Response

COVID-19 epidemic evolution
The Greek government provides statistics about the COVID-19 epidemic in the country through the official website Covid19.gov.gr.
For the international outlook you can consult the latest
situation reports published by the World Health Organisation as well as the global daily statistics on the coronavirus pandemic evolution including data on confirmed cases and deaths by country.
Sanitary measures

To find out about the latest public health situation in Greece and the current sanitary measures in vigour, please consult the dedicated pages on the government’s official website Covid19.gov.gr (in Greek). For further information visit the website of the National Public Health Organization.

Travel restrictions

The COVID-19 situation, including the spread of new variants, evolves rapidly and differs from country to country. All travelers need to pay close attention to the conditions at their destination before traveling. Regularly updated information for all countries with regards to Covid-19 related travel restrictions in place including entry regulations, flight bans, test requirements and quarantine is available on TravelDoc Infopage.
It is also highly recommended to consult COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map provided and updated on the daily basis by IATA.
The US government website of Centers of Disease Control and Prevention provides COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination.
The UK Foreign travel advice also provides travelling abroad advice for all countries, including the latest information on coronavirus, safety and security, entry requirements and travel warnings.

Import & export restrictions

For the information on all the measures applicable to movement of goods during the period of sanitary emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak (including eventual restrictions on imports and exports, if applicable), please consult the dedicated pages on the portal of the Greek trade and investment agency Enterprise Greece. The “Guidelines for border management measures to protect health and ensure the availability of goods and essential services” issued by the European Commission can be consulted here. For the updated overview of the introduced trade import and export restrictions and other trade measures (ex. tariffs reductions) due to COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to Greece on the International Trade Centre's COVID-19 Temporary Trade Measures webpage.

Economic recovery plan
For information on the economic recovery scheme put in place by the Greek government to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, refer to the specific pages provided by the official website Covid19.gov.gr (in Greek). Further details can be accessed on the website of the Greek trade and investment agency Enterprise Greece.
The information on the EU’s economic response to COVID-19 and the actions to minimise the fallout on the EU member states’ economies of the COVID-19 outbreak is available on the website of the
European Council.
For the general overview of the key economic policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak (fiscal, monetary and macroeconomic) taken by the Greek government to limit the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to Greece in the
IMF’s Policy Tracker platform.
Support plan for businesses

For information on all business and employee support measures put in place by the Greek government to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, refer to the specific pages provided by the official website Covid19.gov.gr (in Greek).
For a general overview of international SME support policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak refer to the OECD's SME Covid-19 Policy Responses document.

You can also consult the World Bank's Map of SME-Support Measures in Response to COVID-19.

Support plan for exporters

For the updated information on specific programs in support of Greek exporting companies put in place by the national government following the COVID-19 epidemic, if applicable, please consult the website of the Ministry of Finance. The European Commission adopted a Temporary Framework for State aid measures to support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak, which enables short-term export credit insurance to be provided by the State where needed.

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