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Reviving small islands

The program “Sustainable Development of Less Developed Regions and Isolated Areas by Creating New Touristic Resources and Products through Analysis, Documentation and Modelling of Cultural Assets using Innovative ICT Applications s (AEI)” started in June of 2021   September-October 2022 Greek Business File, Issue No 139 Sustainability by Antonia Moropoulou AEI program concerns the following areas: The regional unit of Aetolia-Acarnania (Aitoloakarnania), the Municipality of East Mani, Central and Northern Euboea, Chios island and the Islands of the Dodecanese Chalki, [...]

November 4th, 2022|Greek Business File|

The Greek community in Germany: The Greek business spirit is particularly active

The modern migration of Greeks within Europe as a phenomenon begins with the economic development of the industrial countries of Western Europe and especially Germany. Unemployment and underemployment in Greece contributed to this migration   September-October 2022 Greek Business File, Issue No 139 Diaspora by George Vailakis A prerequisite for the entry of immigrants into Germany was the recruitment of those interested, following a process of selection of workers by the recruitment offices (Anwerbeburos) set up for this purpose in [...]

November 1st, 2022|Greek Business File|

Natural gas: Securing supplies

Europe is betting on liquefied natural gas (LNG) to reduce its energy dependence on Russia. But what is this product that has the advantage of being able to be transported by ship from one part of the world to another and can it really work wonders?   September-October 2022 Greek Business File, Issue No 139 Cover story / ENERGY CRISIS: THE GREEK RESPONSE by Theodora Iliadi   Unlike pipelined natural gas, LNG allows for great flexibility of transportation and supply [...]

October 27th, 2022|Greek Business File|

Nafpaktos Textile Industry: The renaissance of textile manufacturing

The Greek textile industry is recovering and at the same time struggling with energy costs (as one of the most energy-intensive industries) to maintain the upward trajectory. High quality Greek cotton textiles survived the “tsunami” of cheap nylon fabric orders from all over the world during the last decades   September-October 2022 Greek Business File, Issue No 139 Greece produces by Vicky Kaliakou   In the changing landscape of the textile market, Greece is ranked first owning 85% of the [...]

October 24th, 2022|Greek Business File|

The end of the ride

Greece’s real estate prices rose once again during the first quarter of 2022. But industry experts say this might be “the end of the ride,” since reduced international interest, coupled with prices getting out of reach for the locals, signal a downturn in trades   July-August 2022 Greek Business File, Issue No 138 Real Estate by Dimitrios Pefanis According to the Bank of Greece, house prices rose by 8.6% on average during the first quarter of 2022 on an annual [...]

September 30th, 2022|Greek Business File|

Gustav Clauss: the founder of the first great wine industry

Gustav Clauss: the founder of the first great wine industry   July-August 2022 Greek Business File, Issue No 138 Business History by George Vailakis If there is one product that supported the economy of the newly formed Greek state like no other, it is the raisin, since it covered more than half of the total value of the country’s exports — when it was still taking its first steps. In fact, from 1830 to 1860, the volume of raisin production [...]

September 26th, 2022|Greek Business File|

The Greeks of the Danube river

The Greek community in Austria   July-August 2022 Greek Business File, Issue No 138 Diaspora by George Vailakis   Hellenism begins to make a substantial presence in Vienna in the 12th and 13th centuries. They consisted of merchants, who, because of the pirates, formed caravans, with which they crossed a part of the Balkans to Belgrade, floated up the Danube to Budapest and then, either by river or by land, they ended up in Vienna. The presence of the Greeks [...]

September 22nd, 2022|Greek Business File|

Diving into the past

Small groups of scuba divers are taking guided tours this summer of Greece’s first underwater archaeological museum: the remains of a 2,500-year-old ship that sank near Alonnisos in the Sporades islands, with a cargo of clay amphoras containing wine. At another newly opened official diving site off the island of Kea, three historic shipwrecks — including a sister ship of the Titanic — are set to become prime attractions for divers with experience of deeper waters   July-August 2022 Greek [...]

September 19th, 2022|Greek Business File|
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