Business bankruptcies in Greece decreased in 2019


The total number of business bankruptcies in Greece, in 2019, recorded a decrease of 23.2% in comparison with 2018 (63 bankruptcies in 2019, 82 in 2018).

As a result, the average annual change for the period 2010-2019 decreased by 18.1%.

For the period 2010 – 2019, a decrease is observed with average annual change for the sole proprietorships 20.0%, for the companies with individual ownership 15.4% and for the business partnerships 17.7%.

Most of the companies declared bankrupt, representing 38.1%, belong to section ”wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles”.

Other 23.8% belong to section ”manufacturing”, 15.9% to ”accommodation and food service activities” section and 6.3% to ”construction” section.

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