Economy Minister Papadimitriou discusses Greek economy with U.S. official

Developments in the Greek economy were discussed by Economy Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Jonathan Cohen during a meeting in Athens.

Papadimitriou spoke about the recent economic data noting that the economy is showing signs of recovery from the second half of the year, while it is forecast to expand by 2.7 percent in 2017. He also noted Greece’s comparative advantages in attracting foreign investments, such as Greece’s geopolitical position, the highly skilled human resources and its monetary stability.

On his side, Coen reiterated the United States’ wish to contribute to this effort by creating the necessary synergies and expertise when needed.