Economia Blog

2017 Concordia annual report

2017 Concordia annual report

Christian J. Hadjipateras 03/05/2018 3
Established in 2011 by business partners Nick Logothetis and Matthew Swift, Concordia is a non-profit, non-partisan organisation that builds meaningfu...
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Greece almost tops EU’s electricity market

Greece almost tops EU’s electricity market

Christian J. Hadjipateras 03/05/2018 2
The wholesale electricity market in Greece is Europe’s second most expensive, according to a report by the European Commission’s Directorate General f...
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New Democracy calls for snap elections in autumn

New Democracy calls for snap elections in autumn

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/05/2018 1
The main opposition party, New Democracy (ND), has called on the government to call early elections once the bailout program ends, which is due to hap...
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“Europe” is like soccer –a game won by Germany

“Europe” is like soccer –a game won by Germany

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 30/04/2018 0
The informal Eurogroup held in Sofia last week was rich in information about the next steps of Greece when the current Adjustment Programme ends next ...
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Work on Hellinikon project to begin next year

Work on Hellinikon project to begin next year

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/04/2018 0
The CEO of Lamda, the group involved in the Hellinikon project, the old Athens Airport, expressed optimism that work will finally begin next year. The...
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UN calls for Greece-FYROM talks to intensify

UN calls for Greece-FYROM talks to intensify

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/04/2018 2
The UN has reiterated its calls for a solution to be found between Greece and FYROM over the decades-long naming dispute. Earlier this week, UN mediat...
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Athens takes centre-stage for World Book Capital

Athens takes centre-stage for World Book Capital

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/04/2018 0
The Greek capital has today started its one-year period as the World Book Capital, according to the Kathimerini. During its 12-month term, it will hos...
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Number of Greeks studying in UK on the up

Number of Greeks studying in UK on the up

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/04/2018 0
The number of Greeks studying in the UK is rising, according to the British Council of Greece. The council has been active in Greece since 1939.   A...
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The last mile

The last mile

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 23/04/2018 2
Successive meetings and milestones of the negotiations that will lead Greece (and the Greek economy) to a post-Programme future are crowded in these f...
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ND maintains healthy poll lead

ND maintains healthy poll lead

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/04/2018 1
New Democracy has once again kept a reassuring lead over SYRIZA in the latest poll, according to the Kathimerini.   The survey, carried out by the f...
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Greek bailout program may be extended beyond August

Greek bailout program may be extended beyond August

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/04/2018 1
The possibility of the Greek bailout program being extended beyond August has increased, according to the German daily newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung....
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Athens-Thessaloniki rail project continues

Athens-Thessaloniki rail project continues

Christian J. Hadjipateras 18/04/2018 1
The major revamp of the Athens-Thessaloniki railways, which would cut the journey time to just over three hours, is continuing despite several hurdles...
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Installation of Athens metro barriers goes at snail’s pace

Installation of Athens metro barriers goes at snail’s pace

Christian J. Hadjipateras 17/04/2018 1
The installation of barriers at stations of the Athens metro continues to progress and an extremely slow place, thus allowing fare dodging to continue...
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War vortex or storm in a teacup?

War vortex or storm in a teacup?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 16/04/2018 1
The 105 Tomahawks that were lobbed by US, UK and French naval-and-air forces in the Eastern Mediterranean towards Syrian chemical-war installations ar...
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Ryanair expands international network from Athens

Ryanair expands international network from Athens

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/04/2018 6
The low-cost airline Ryanair has announced that it plans to expand its international network from Athens International Airport over the coming months ...
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Greece-FYROM talks resume

Greece-FYROM talks resume

Christian J. Hadjipateras 12/04/2018 2
Negotiations between Greece and FYROM over the naming dispute will resume today with Greek foreign minister Nikos Kotzias calling for realism as the q...
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