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Chasing after hope

January 25th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Chasing after hope by Antonis D. Papagiannidis When the first days of hope appeared that we would get out from under the heavy cloud of the Covid-19 pandemic with the help of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, (a native of Thessaloniki, the quintessential successful Greek on the global business stage) became something of a cult figure. Now, that Pfizer vaccine deliveries are losing speed in Europe, less people vaunt themselves of being close acquaintances of Albert Bourla; there [...]

I. Kapodistrias: The man who wrote the first chapter of modern Greek history

January 21st, 2021|Greek Business File|

In January 1826, in Bern, Switzerland, Ioannis Kapodistrias, a Greek diplomat, swore faith to the new Emperor of Russia, Nicholas I and assisted in the commemoration of Alexander I at the local embassy. The news of the fall of Missolonghi in Greece urged Kapodistrias to visit Paris, the Netherlands, and Paris again to influence the public opinion. During his last trip, he was informed that the Third Greek National Assembly of Troezen had elected him as Governor of the Greek [...]

Capital Link German Maritime Forum

January 20th, 2021|Economia as Sponsor|

“German Shipping – Prospects in a Fast-Changing World” Digital Forum Thursday, January 28, 2021 Time: 12:00 pm - 6:05 pm (Central European Time) Capital Link’s Annual German Maritime Forum will take place on Thursday, January 28, 2021. The event is held in partnership with DNV GL and with the support of the German Shipowners’ Association (VDR). Germany commands the fifth largest merchant fleet in the world and boasts the second largest container fleet with 14.4% market share by TEU. With [...]

29 years ago

December 28th, 2020|Business File Archive|

Viomichaniki Epitheorisi makes its official  debut, in December 1991,  with an exclusive interview of then Minister of Finance, Yannis Paleokrassas. The subject? The revolution planned in the banking sector. Y. Paleokrassas declares that it is time for commercial banks "to operate on their own" as he prepares to introduce a new banking act.   Interestingly enough we read that "the Bank of Greece is working on a deposit guarantee scheme, as Greece is the only member of the European Community [...]

Th. Vokos on the 1.000th issue of Oikonomiki Epitheorisi

November 28th, 2020|On the1.000th issue of Oikonomiki Epitheorissi|

Th. Vokos on the 1.000th issue of Oikonomiki Epitheorisi I have vivid memories of the many encounters in the fifties and sixties, that my father Theodore Vokos had with Spyros Vovolinis. I was present at many of these and I listened and learned from their discussions as they reviewed the challenges of their publishing businesses as well as the political ‘gossip’ of the day. They were contemporaries and dedicated journalists and publishers. Βιομηχανικη Επιθεωρηση, was a model publication, ahead of [...]

Enhancing Cooperation between Homeland and Diaspora

June 17th, 2020|Events|

Enhancing Cooperation between Homeland and Diaspora   As part of the series of Delphi Economic Forum online events on the impact of Covid-19 in the economy and society, economia Publishing presents on Thursday, June 18 at 16.00 (EEST - GR) the online discussion "Enhancing Cooperation between Homeland & Diaspora". Speakers: George Prevelakis, Professor emeritus, Sorbonne University (Paris 1), Permanent Representative of Greece at the OECD Βill Papastergiadis, Managing Partner, Moray & Agnew Lawyers, Australia Endy Zemenides, Executive Director, Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC), USA Moderator: Antonis Papagiannidis, General Director, economia Publishing REGISTER HERE