Economia Blog

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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EU calls for deeper Eurozone integration

EU calls for deeper Eurozone integration

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/12/2017 0
The European Commission is expected to call for even deeper Eurozone integration when they present a series of proposals later today. The aim is to ma...
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Latest figures show a drop in Greek economy growth rate

Latest figures show a drop in Greek economy growth rate

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/12/2017 0
The Greek economy’s growth rate showed signs of slowing after the latest figures were released for Q3, failing to meet analyst’s expectations as a res...
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Onwards to the markets!

Onwards to the markets!

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 04/12/2017 0
Nowadays, everybody seems intent on pushing Greece faster and further towards an exit from its current (third in a row) Adjustment Programme and “to t...
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Greek authorities to meet with Eurogroup ministers in Brussels

Greek authorities to meet with Eurogroup ministers in Brussels

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/12/2017 0
Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos will meet with fellow Eurozone ministers in Brussels later today following several hours of negotiations in A...
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Centre-left parties to merge into ‘Movement for Change’

Centre-left parties to merge into ‘Movement for Change’

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/11/2017 0
The new centre-left party, which will be led by PASOK leader Fofi Gennimata, who won the recent leadership contest, will be called ‘Movement for Chang...
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Calls for return of the Parthenon Marbles increase

Calls for return of the Parthenon Marbles increase

Christian J. Hadjipateras 28/11/2017 0
Support for the return of the Parthenon Marbles from the UK to Greece has increased further after members of the Victoria State government in Australi...
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In the cross-hairs?

In the cross-hairs?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 27/11/2017 0
Unless something unexpected crops up it will be show-time for the Greek Parliament this Monday. The curious matter of 100.000 artillery shells (or was...
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Planned rail link in central Europe could extend to Pireaus

Planned rail link in central Europe could extend to Pireaus

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/11/2017 0
A procurement tender is to be published later today by Hungarian authorities for a mondernised rail link with Serbia for the transport of Chinese good...
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Tension between Athens and Berlin over treatment over passenger checks

Tension between Athens and Berlin over treatment over passenger checks

Christian J. Hadjipateras 22/11/2017 0
There is growing animosity between Greece and Germany following the decision by German authorities to increase security checks of passengers arriving ...
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Greece, Cyprus and Egypt hold political and economic conference

Greece, Cyprus and Egypt hold political and economic conference

Christian J. Hadjipateras 21/11/2017 167
The leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt are currently holding a two-day political and economic conference, which is taking place in the Cypriot capita...
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When the gods wish it so…

When the gods wish it so…

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 20/11/2017 0
Flash-floods in the poor suburbs of Athens where illegal building and extremely deficient infrastructure reign left behind 20 dead and extensive mater...
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PASOK leader elected winner of new centre-left party

PASOK leader elected winner of new centre-left party

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/11/2017 0
The leader of PASOK, Fofi Gennimata, has won the election to become leader of a new centre-left party. Gennimata defeated her closest rival Nikos Andr...
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