Economy Overview
January 31, 2007, 12:17 am
Filed under: Society

Greece has been known in the past as a relatively inexpensive travel destination, but that has changed of late. Prices in the top tourist towns are now as high as their European neighbors. This fact has both boosted and decreased tourism in the country. The revenue the country takes in from tourism has increased but the number of visitors per capita has decreased. The primary methods of income for Greece aside from tourism lie in textiles, manufacturing, and agriculture, as Greece is world renowned for its olives, tomatoes and wine. Now that Greece has converted to the Euro it’s even easier to trade with the neighboring countries and have people from other countries comprising about 20% of the workforce.

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