Brexit is coming: What to do if you are a UK national living in Greece

By |2020-11-25T13:02:50+03:00November 25th, 2020|Greek Business File|

As Brexit looms and negotiations between London and Brussels have stalled, the UK government is publishing guidelines for its citizens living in European countries. Official information includes guidance on residency, passports, healthcare, driving and the Withdrawal Agreement. At the top of the list of UK citizens living in Greece should be to: register as a [...]

AEGEAN Airlines: Greek government comes to the rescue

By |2020-11-24T11:43:37+03:00November 24th, 2020|Greek Business File|

A “comprehensive plan” to support Greece’s biggest airlines company, AEGEAN, was presented on Monday by the Greek government. It will inject 120 million euros of state aid into Aegean Airlines which has been hard-hit by the pandemic crisis. In return, the Greek state will receive stock warrants with the right “to purchase the company's stock [...]

Kyriakos Mitsotakis in the United Arab Emirates: More politics, less economics 

By |2020-11-20T14:40:04+03:00November 20th, 2020|Greek Business File|

A training contract for the Hellenic Aerospace Industry.  Two 50 million investments through the Hellenic Development Bank of Investments , HDBI (no details provided).  An agreement for the creation of a one billion co-investment fund for investments in Greece and the Balkans.  These are the economic results from the recent visit of Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos [...]

Ray of hope lost in the mist of second coronavirus wave- Where does Greece’s economy stand

By |2020-11-19T18:41:31+03:00November 19th, 2020|Greek Business File|

The first wave of the pandemic hit the Greek economy hard. Tourism, the country’s main driving force, was severely affected. Still, in summer, Greece opened its borders and started receiving thousands of tourists. Q3 GDP is estimated to have recorded a sizeable 7.7% expansion, on a s.a. quarterly basis. Hopes were raised that the damage [...]

Ν. Κoukis: “What is in question is what should be common sense”

By |2020-11-19T14:13:43+03:00November 19th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 interview by George Vailakis “What is in question is what should be common sense” Business File discusses with the educator and historian Nikos A. Koukis, the new president of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture What are the most important challenges that the Hellenic Foundation for Culture (HFC) is [...]

ING Think: Greece in 2021, between vulnerabilities and opportunities

By |2020-11-17T13:57:35+03:00November 17th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Author: Paolo Pizzoli "The tourism-related service sector is a lingering point of vulnerability for the Greek economy" estimates ING Think. The Economic and Financial Analysis group of ING, in its article,  notes: "Greece suffered the Covid-19 shock with somewhat of a delay. Having been little hit by the infection in the first quarter, it fully [...]

Going green: Five new solar photovoltaic projects in Greece

By |2020-11-16T13:47:10+03:00November 16th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Piraeus Bank SA  and National Energy Holdings Limited (National Energy) announced the signing of a Bond Loan facility of circa €22 million to finance the construction of five (5) solar PV projects in Greece with total generating capacity of 24 MWp. The projects are located in central Greece and will produce enough electricity to power [...]

Sea, sun and low taxes: Greece lures foreigners with tax breaks and investment schemes- All you need to know

By |2020-11-23T09:40:22+03:00November 14th, 2020|Greek Business File|

By Symela Touchtidou “Digital migrants”, youth of the “brain drain generation”, pensioners and wealthy individuals from all over the world. What do they have in common? They are on the list of the Greek government that seeks ways to boost the economy and reverse the brain drain of the crisis era. To this end, it [...]

A path forward

By |2020-11-12T15:55:31+03:00November 12th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 China-EU The challenges in economic cooperation China is by far the largest emerging economy in the world, and the European Union is the largest consortium of developed countries. China and EU represent about one fourth of the world’s total population, nearly 40% of the world’s total economic output, [...]

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