Economia Blog

Greek government negotiate latest reforms with creditors

Greek government negotiate latest reforms with creditors

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/01/2018 81
Officials of the Greek government were in talks with creditors last night until the early hours to conclude the latest measures needed in the latest b...
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Of EEZs and political high-wire walking

Of EEZs and political high-wire walking

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 08/01/2018 0
The debate over the exclusive economic zones (EEZ) in the ever-tumultuous Eastern Mediterranean never rests. Still, the tensions that lurk behind this...
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FYROM prime minister hints at progress being made over naming dispute

FYROM prime minister hints at progress being made over naming dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 08/01/2018 0
Ongoing talks between Greece and FYROM, aided by the United Nations, appear to be progressing according to FYROM’s prime minister. Negotiations, which...
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A tough few weeks in store for SYRIZA-led government

A tough few weeks in store for SYRIZA-led government

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/01/2018 15
The Greek government is bracing itself for a difficult period as it prepares to implement various economic reforms over the next few weeks. A Eurozone...
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Hopes for the New Year: get real!

Hopes for the New Year: get real!

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 02/01/2018 18
Hopes for the New Year: get real!   Many hopes have been heaped on the New Year, 2018 – the year of a “clean exit” for the Greek economy from its su...
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New Democracy leader calls for change

New Democracy leader calls for change

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/01/2018 0
New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called for change on many fronts in his New Year message and called for 2018 to be a new starting po...
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Πρώτος σταθμός της επόμενης χρονιάς: οι Ιταλικές εκλογές

Πρώτος σταθμός της επόμενης χρονιάς: οι Ιταλικές εκλογές

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 29/12/2017 0
Πρώτος σταθμός της επόμενης χρονιάς:   οι Ιταλικές εκλογές   Αφού, λοιπόν, κατορθώνουμε να ξεφορτωθούμε το όχι-και-τόσον-σωτήριον έτος 2017, μια μ...
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Majority of Greeks skeptical of a clean slate post-bailout era

Majority of Greeks skeptical of a clean slate post-bailout era

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/12/2017 0
The majority of Greeks appear to be pessimistic about the scenario of a clean slate when the next – and final – bailout program ends next summer, acco...
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Company to invest up to €300m in further boost to Greek property sector

Company to invest up to €300m in further boost to Greek property sector

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/12/2017 0
A consortium comprising of a property development company at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)is planning a program with inv...
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ECB taken to court over decision to freeze funding to Greek banks

ECB taken to court over decision to freeze funding to Greek banks

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/12/2017 0
The European Central Bank (ECB) is, according to Reuters, being sued over its decision to freeze funding to Greek banks during the peak of the financi...
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Greece continues to top Eurozone table for cash over e-payment

Greece continues to top Eurozone table for cash over e-payment

Christian J. Hadjipateras 18/12/2017 0
Despite e-payments being the preferred option for many countries, cash is still the number one option for Greeks according to a recent European Centra...
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Mixed signals

Mixed signals

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 18/12/2017 0
Mixed signals were given out over the near – as well as the not-so-near – future of the Greek economy. The yields of Greek bonds went sharply down, so...
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Calls for US Secretary of State to reaffirm US support for Treaty of Lausanne

Calls for US Secretary of State to reaffirm US support for Treaty of Lausanne

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/12/2017 0
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been urged to reiterate US support for the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne following Turkish President (Dictator) Recc...
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Greece and China commit to forging closer ties

Greece and China commit to forging closer ties

Christian J. Hadjipateras 12/12/2017 0
Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai held talks with Greek deputy Prime Minister Yiannis Dragasakis in Athens last week with both vowing to forge closer links ...
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Chances of snap elections in Greece appearing more realistic

Chances of snap elections in Greece appearing more realistic

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/12/2017 0
Some SYRIZA officials appear to be urging prime minster Alexis Tsipras to call for a snap general election as early as March next year following a dif...
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Of Greece and the US: in search of a “strategic partnership in the Eastern Mediterranean”

Of Greece and the US: in search of a “strategic partnership in the Eastern Mediterranean”

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 11/12/2017 0
It is now some time that the American Hellenic Institute organized in Athens a debate over “Greece as a strategic partner [for the US] in the Eastern ...
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