Greek authorities begin evaluation of investment plans

Greek authorities began an evaluation process of investment plans submitted in the framework of a support regime of a new development law. A total of around 300 evaluators -members of the National Register of Certified Evaluators- will participate [...]

200 Greek companies accounted almost 50 pct of import/export value in 2015

A total of 37,455 Greek enterprises made imports, exports or both transactions in 2015, Hellenic Statistical Authority said in a report released on Monday. The statistics service said that 22,854 enterprises made transactions with EU member-states [...]

Sustainable tourism growth among Tourism Ministry’s priorities

The sustainable tourism growth is one of Tourism Ministry’s priorities and in this context the general secretary of the ministry Giorgos Tziallas participated in an education visit to Vienna for the exchange of knowhow on the practices [...]

Greek Tourism Confederation: Tourism arrivals to exceed 28.5 mln this year

Tourist arrivals are expected to exceed 26 million this year from 24.8 million in 2016, while including sea cruise arrivals could surpass 28.5 million despite a 20 pct decline in sea cruise traffic because of geopolitical developments in the [...]

Tsipras: ‘The country is now on a safe path of transition to stability and growth’

The country is now on a safe path of transition to stability and growth, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday night, in a speech wrapping up the 2nd Regional Development Conference for Central Greece taking place in the city of Lamia. He [...]

Greece needs political change, says New Democracy leader Mitsotakis

The sad chapter of SYRIZA-Independent Greeks must end. Greece needs a political change in order to be able, at last, to make the great leap forward, stated main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis commenting Prime Minister [...]

Greece’s return to markets ‘crowned with success’ say government sources

The response to Greece’s attempt to tap the markets on Tuesday confirmed that the country’s economy was on course for recovery and a final exit from bailout programmes, Greek government sources said on Tuesday. “Greece’s [...]

Two injured in Kos earthquake still critical, Iraklion hospital reports

In an update on the condition of the four patients airlifted from Kos with serious injuries after Friday’s strong earthquake, the Iraklion University General Hospital on Saturday announced that two of the patients, both foreign nationals, [...]

Moscovici: IMF decision ‘good news’ for Greece and a ‘signal to markets’

In a tweet posted on Friday, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Pierre Moscovici on Friday expressed satisfaction with the news that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given approval in principle to a new Greek programme [...]

IMF gives approval-in-principle to 1.8-billion-euro programme for Greece

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board has given “in principle” approval to a new programme for Greece but made this conditional on both assurances from Greece’s European lenders and that reforms remain on track. In [...]