• Population 10,731,726
  • Area (km2) 131,960
  • GDP per capita (USD) 20,316.57
  • TPES (Mtoe) 23.28
  • Energy intensity
    (toe/103 2010 USD)
  • CO2 emissions - energy (MtCO2) 63.21
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Greece’s overall risk level against
the assessed areas is very low.

Greece provides attractive conditions to investors and is working in the right direction. Attention should be given to better communicating the country’s policies to investors.

risk level

Among the three risks assessed in EIRA, discrimination between foreign and domestic investors is lower compared to unpredictable policy and regulatory change and breach of State obligations.
  • 17%
    Unpredictable policy and regulatory changes
  • 12%
    Discrimination between foreign and domestic investors
  • 18%
    Breach of state obligations

indicator performance

Greece has a very good performance on three indicators, and a good performance on one indicator. Regulatory environment and investment conditions continues to be the highest-scoring indicator at 92 after increasing by two points. The country has improved its performance on management of decision-making processes from 75 to 90. It has maintained a very good score of 82 on the indicator rule of law. The score on foresight of policy and regulatory change has increased from 69 to 78.

Sub-indicator performance

On a more detailed level, Greece’s overall sub-indicator performance is very good. The highest-scoring sub-indicator continues to be regulatory effectiveness at 94, followed by transparency which has gone up from 75 to 92. On the sub-indicator restrictions on FDI, it has gained five more points compared to last year and improved its score from 85 to 90. The score on institutional governance has increased by 13 points and is now at 88. Respect for property rights is at 83, the same as in 2019, while the score on robustness of policy goals and commitments has increased from 75 to 81. Management and settlement of investor-State disputes is at 80. Its score on communication of vision and policies has improved from 63 to 75.