Greece's golden visa scheme comes to near halt

Pedro Gonçalves
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Greece's golden visa programme has been brought almost to a halt by the Covid-19 pandemic, with less than 400 visas issued this year. According the figures from the Migration Policy Ministry, between January and early September only 368 so-called Golden Visas were issued, taking the sum of investors to have received these permits since the beginning of the program to 7,903. At end-2019 this number had come to 7,535, from 4,107 permits at end-2018.  With international air traffic at a crawl and tough health restrictions in place for travelers, few are willing to take the risk of com...

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