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Troubled waters. Can the Greek Merchant Marine react symbolically to Turkish revisionism?

By |2020-10-23T12:18:05+03:00October 23rd, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 Geopolitics by George Prevelakis   Troubled waters. Can the Greek Merchant Marine react symbolically to Turkish revisionism? Greece has gone through a severe economic crisis during the 2010s. Currently, apart from the Covid-19 challenge, Greece faces a serious threat by her neighbouring Turkey who employs various means and [...]

GREEKS ARE BACK: The forces of Hellenism are called up again

By |2020-10-20T10:24:19+03:00October 20th, 2020|Events, Greek Business File|

On October 21, Greek senior executives of large multinational companies from various parts of the world will gather in Athens. The first Conference of the "GREEKS ARE BACK" initiative will take place. "GREEKS ARE BACK" seeks to revive history. Just like Greeks abroad had a strong presence in the struggle for Greek independence, 200 years [...]

Taking advantage of strange capitalism

By |2020-10-19T17:16:52+03:00October 19th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 Comment by Nick Papandreou   Taking advantage of strange capitalism Even the most isolated human on the planet knows we are living in unusual times. What seems surprising is the incredible robustness of the stock market and the continued growth of the indices. The US market grew by [...]

To hold and to keep away: Greece builds new fence on border with Turkey

By |2020-10-19T13:51:09+03:00October 19th, 2020|Greek Business File|

40 kilometers long, five meters high, made of steel and barbed wire, equipped with eight observatories. Construction of the new fence on the Greek northeastern border with Turkey, in the Evros Prefecture, has begun. It is expected to be completed by April, 2021. Greece is reinforcing border control along the Evros river to halt huge waves of migrants and refugees entering the country. The first part [...]

HRADF: Four for the Alexandroupolis Port

By |2020-10-19T10:29:20+03:00October 18th, 2020|Greek Business File|

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) announces that four Interested Parties have submitted an Expression of Interest for the acquisition of a majority stake of at least 67% of the “Alexandroupolis Port Authority” (OLA S.A.). Expressions of Interest were submitted by the following Interested Parties (in alphabetical order): 1) Cosnsortium composed of the companies [...]

PromethEUs: The Southern European voice on the EU digital revolution

By |2020-10-15T11:35:04+03:00October 15th, 2020|Greek Business File|

PromethEUs - a new network of four Southern European think tanks – marked its debut on the EU stage hosting yesterday its first Digital Conference, entitled “A new framework for Europe’s digital rules. Leading the path towards AI and digital services revolution”. As the European Commission is preparing to put on the table in the [...]

Agribusiness Forum 2020: Celebrating food in the COVID-19 era

By |2020-10-14T13:14:14+03:00October 14th, 2020|Greek Business File|

How is the Minister of Tourism relevant to an Agribusiness Forum, dedicated to advancing knowledge digital transformation of the agrifood value chain? In a very ambitious manner, apparently. Hit by the coronavirus crisis, that took down its once undisputed economic might, Greece is looking for ways to revive its tourism industry. Agritourism could be an answer, [...]

Renewable hydrogen, electrolysers, electrolysis, fuel cells, metal hybrid tanks… All Greek to you?

By |2020-10-13T13:18:24+03:00October 13th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 by Symela Touchtidou Renewable hydrogen, electrolysers, electrolysis, fuel cells, metal hybrid tanks… All Greek to you? Probably. Yet these terms will soon become part of the mainstream Green Energy agenda   A few years ago, just a handful of “heretics” would advocate the idea of renewable hydrogen as [...]

Ideas, like flowers, do not flourish on their own

By |2020-10-07T12:43:45+03:00October 7th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 by Symela Touchtidou   Ideas, like flowers, do not flourish on their own Cisco chose to create its next International Innovation Center in the city of Thessaloniki   Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Tokyo, Toronto, Singapore… A total of 15 strategically located cities across the world. And the next stop [...]

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