Economia Blog

Greece - China Relations and the new content of OBOR

Greece - China Relations and the new content of OBOR

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 11/11/2019 2
Nesting between the trip of Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Shanghai, to attend the 2019 Expo Fair (where Greece was honored country, along with Franc...
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AgriBusiness Forum 2019: can Greek agriculture take off?

AgriBusiness Forum 2019: can Greek agriculture take off?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 04/11/2019 5
In the city of Serres, in Northern Greece, with a long agricultural and livestock farming tradition, a two-day AgriBusiness Forum undertook (for the s...
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Germany: a new actor in EastMed/Near East issues?

Germany: a new actor in EastMed/Near East issues?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 29/10/2019 3
The novelty value of the informal trileteral meeting of UN Secretary Antonio Guterres, Cyprus President Nikos Anastassiadis and Turkish-Cypriot leader...
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Of Summits and positive feelings and smiles and realities

Of Summits and positive feelings and smiles and realities

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 21/10/2019 3
European Summits are a peculiar species; events clearly designed to make participants – heads of State or of Government, thus presumably important but...
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Learning how to play the game

Learning how to play the game

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 14/10/2019 1
Following two weeks of in situ examination-cum-deliberation over the progress achieved by Greece (N.B.: the country, its economy, not the outgoing or ...
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Of migrants, detention centres, of refugees and multiculturalism

Of migrants, detention centres, of refugees and multiculturalism

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 07/10/2019 2
An interesting turn – one could even term it fascinating, but in Mediterranean politics one should always show self-restraint – was marked when Greek ...
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No easy ways out

No easy ways out

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 30/09/2019 1
The refugee/migrant flows that have been increasing from Turkey-Asia Minor to the Aegean Islands these last weeks are causing anew concerns – both to ...
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Of appetite for Greek risk

Of appetite for Greek risk

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 23/09/2019 1
When the yields for Greek sovereigns come crashing down - close to 1.3% for 10-year bonds, almost 0.7% for 5-years - there is some market agitation, n...
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Further disturbing Turkish moves

Further disturbing Turkish moves

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 16/09/2019 0
The step-up of Turkish moves that irritate – to say the least – the Greek side has taken a further turn when the oceanographic/climate research ship B...
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TIF: Growth with investment on the incense-burner

TIF: Growth with investment on the incense-burner

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 09/09/2019 0
A visible shift of the traditional Prime Minister speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair, away from the pattern of pork barrel promises and tow...
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The transparent warning of Costas Simitis

The transparent warning of Costas Simitis

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 02/09/2019 1
Former Prime Minister Costas Simitis has been quite present in recent months, contributing articles on burning issues of the day: Greek-Turkish relati...
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From Paris to Berlin

From Paris to Berlin

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 26/08/2019 1
Amid much international tumult – with Trump economic ideas being gradually converted to effective trade war, with growing disruption to global supply ...
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Chronicle of an impasse foretold?

Chronicle of an impasse foretold?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 29/07/2019 5
So, Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis starts his pilgrimage abroad in Cyprus – just days before the Greek-Cypriot leadership (re-)engages in informal talks...
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What happens to Africa does not stay in Africa

What happens to Africa does not stay in Africa

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 22/07/2019 5
A presentation-cum-debate over the future of Africa in conjunction with European policies towards what at times still remains “the dark Continent” not...
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Storms in Greece: how to save the tourists

Storms in Greece: how to save the tourists

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 15/07/2019 25
A double-whammy storm battered Greece in the very middle of the tourist season. First, a hurricane struck Halkidiki peninsula, in Central Macedonia ma...
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