Economia Blog

New Democracy critical of government as Canadian mining company suspends investment

New Democracy critical of government as Canadian mining company suspends investment

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/09/2017 0
The Canadian mining company, Eldorado Gold, has suspened investments at its mines and development projects in Greece because of a delay in receiving p...
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The European playfield

The European playfield

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 11/09/2017 0
While the usual circus of Greek political life has started playing again around the Government and Opposition figures parading in the Thessaloniki Fai...
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No deal reached on old Athens Airport as long-awaited redevelopment project rumbles on

No deal reached on old Athens Airport as long-awaited redevelopment project rumbles on

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/09/2017 0
The Culture Ministry’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has failed to agree on whether or not the old Athens Airport at Elliniko should be conside...
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Growing calls for ‘Elgin’ Marbles to be returned to Athens as part of Brexit deal

Growing calls for ‘Elgin’ Marbles to be returned to Athens as part of Brexit deal

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/09/2017 0
The fact that the final agreement for Brexit will have to be passed through European Union national parliaments adds weight to the likely reality that...
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COSCO invests in Pireaus

COSCO invests in Pireaus

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/09/2017 0
With a belief in China’s Belt and Road Initiative project and an attitude for forward progress, COSCO Shipping Lines is investing in the Greek Piraeus...
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Tough decisions ahead as Athens awaits the visit of President Macron

Tough decisions ahead as Athens awaits the visit of President Macron

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 04/09/2017 0
It is always risky to rely on external forces for political support. This could be proved soon enough when French President Emmanuel Macron comes visi...
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Greece and FYROM hold positive talks over naming dispute

Greece and FYROM hold positive talks over naming dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 01/09/2017 0
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his counterpart Nikola Dimitrov held a joint press conference yesterday regarding negotiations to resolve the...
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Eurostat announces a rise in Greece ESI

Eurostat announces a rise in Greece ESI

Christian J. Hadjipateras 31/08/2017 0
Greece’s economic sentiment index (ESI) improved this month according to a Eurostat survey published on Wednesday. The country’s ESI reading for Augus...
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Government continues to claim progress in business-friendly reforms

Government continues to claim progress in business-friendly reforms

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/08/2017 0
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has once again claimed that his SYRIZA-led government is commited to business reforms despite evidence showing tha...
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Greek President welcomes students of the Chemistry and Mathematical Olympiads

Greek President welcomes students of the Chemistry and Mathematical Olympiads

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/08/2017 0
The president of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, welcomed the Greek students who had taken part in the 49th International Chemistry Olymp...
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Air China launches direct flights between Athens and Beijing

Air China launches direct flights between Athens and Beijing

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/08/2017 0
Air China will begin direct flights between Athens and Beijing from next month. It is a further sign of the strengthening ties between Greece and Chin...
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A full hand for September

A full hand for September

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 28/08/2017 0
Political tradition has it, in Greece, that September signals the start of the “year political”: this time around, the first month of fall may prove m...
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Lake Vouliagmeni in Athens to host classical event

Lake Vouliagmeni in Athens to host classical event

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/08/2017 0
Lake Vouliagmeni, a protected area for its natural beauty, has been selected as the setting for The Lake of Sounds event in early September. Organised...
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Tsipras aims to bolster government narrative for upcoming Thessaloniki International Fair

Tsipras aims to bolster government narrative for upcoming Thessaloniki International Fair

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/08/2017 0
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is seeking to bolster the government’s continuing narrative of economic improvement and heading towards growth. Th...
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Government aims to capitalise on Macron visit to Greece

Government aims to capitalise on Macron visit to Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/08/2017 0
The SYRIZA-led government is aiming to make the most of recently elected French President Emmanuel Macron’s upcoming visit to Greece. The official vis...
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