Greeks' concern over the coronavirus pandemic has hit 'red', as evidenced by the latest PBLSE-RC survey conducted between March 15 and 17, 2020.
According to the survey, 83% of those surveyed are very concerned.
Almost everyone (94%) estimates that the pandemic and its consequences will negatively affect business activity in our country.
Due to this negative situation, optimism about the Greek economy and the personal financial situation of the respondents declines and pessimism comes first. Specifically, 45% of respondents said they were certainly and rather optimistic about the course of the Greek economy, while 54% were certain or rather pessimistic.
Correspondingly, 48% are optimistic and 51% are optimistic about the course of their personal financial situation. However, government evaluation does not seem to be particularly affected, at least in terms of investment attraction and social policy.
Specifically, 53% rate the government favorably on attracting investment and 43% negative. For social policy respectively, 52% favorably assess the government and 44% favorably.
Of the measures announced by the government by March 17th when the survey was completed, the majority (73%) believe they are heading in the right direction.
However, most respondents (55% vs. 41%) felt that these were not enough, expressing the immediate need for additional support and confirming the serious impact of recent negative developments and on business activity.
Regarding the developments in Evros and the behavior of Turkey in general, 52% of respondents think that they have negatively affected the activity of Greek companies, while 41% say they have not.
Overall, the coronavirus pandemic and Turkish aggression, according to 86% of respondents, will affect the course of the Greek economy, with only 9% estimating that this will not happen.
Finally, on the question whether the changes made to insurance under the new Brutsi law are moving in the right direction, the views are divided, with 39% responding that they are moving in the right direction and 40% not responding in the right direction. direction.