Greek investment opportunities in Balkans outlined by commercial attaches

The commercial attaches of Greek embassies in Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, FYROM, Romania and Servia highlighted the importance of the Balkan market for Greek businesses, in an event in Thessaloniki on Monday ahead of a presentation [...]

IOBE: Greek economic sentiment index down in January

Greek economic sentiment index fell to 99.6 points in January, from 101.6 in December, reflecting a significant deterioration of business expectations in the services sector, the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) said in [...]

Government proposal for cheaper farming fuel to be unveiled on Wed.

The government’s proposal for cheaper farming diesel will be discussed on Wednesday when the meeting with the representatives of the farmers’ roadblocks will be held, Agriculture Minister Stavros Arachovitis said on Monday, speaking [...]

Achtsioglou: Employees on minimum wage remain below the tax free threshold

“Employees who are paid the minimum wage continue to be below the tax-free threshold,” Labour Minister Effie Achtsioglou said on Monday in an interview with the public radio station. Referring to ND’s attitude towards a measure [...]

Supermarket sales to grow by 0.5 pct in 2019, IELKA survey says

Supermarket sales are expected to rise slightly, while the country’s economic climate is expected to improve further in the next six months, supermarket executives said in a survey released by the Research Institute of Retail Consumer [...]

EUROBANK and CERVED have signed a binding agreement to develop a long term industrial partnership in the credit related real estate services

Cerved Group S.p.A. (MTA: CERV) – the leading Italian player in credit risk analysis and credit management sectors – through its direct subsidiary Cerved Credit Management Group S.r.l. (“Cerved”) – and Eurobank Ergasias S.A. (“Eurobank”) [...]

Achtsioglou signs decision raising minimum wage from February 1

Labour Minister Effie Achtsioglou on Tuesday signed the ministerial decision implementing the announced hike in the minimum wage and the abolition of the sub-minimum wage. Specifically, according to the ministerial decision, the following changes [...]

SEV says increase in wages should be linked with productivity

The basic criterion for defining the minimum wage should be the productivity of international trade sectors of the economy, as exports currently lead economic growth and a possible decline in exports could have a negative impact on growth rates, [...]

Employers’ unions welcome rise in minimum wage

A government decision to raise the minimum wage in the country was welcomed by leading employers’ unions on Tuesday. George Karanikas, president of the Greek Confederation of Commerce and Business (ESEE) said the confederation “positively [...]

Greek CEOs less optimistic in Q4, ACEO/ICAP index

Greek CEOs were slightly less optimistic in the fourth quarter of 2018, with the ACEO/ICAP-CEO General Index easing to 159 points from 163 in the previous quarter, the Association of Chief Executive Officers said in a survey released on Tuesday. The [...]