Land of debt
Tasos Telloglou investigates the future of the national debt and the present-day of a country that already owes all of its expected revenues for next year. For the first time on Greek television, the most influential men in the Greek financial scene talk exclusively to the “New Files”. Among them, the director of the Bank of Greece George Provopoulos, who grants the first interview since the assumption of his duties and reveals that, not only does the country not keep “double books”, but in some sectors of the economy, it “keeps no books at all”. Also, Tasos Telloglou travels to London, where he meets the Standard & Poor’s analyst who rated Greece’s borrowing ability lower than any other European state’s. Moreover, eminent government officials who handled public debt and state budget issues for years answer questions about the prospects of Greek economy, and the Finance Minister Yiannis Papathanasiou reveals the government’s next moves in battling the financial crisis.