Economia Blog

Posidonia 2018 sets the course for global shipping

Posidonia 2018 sets the course for global shipping

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/06/2018 1
A total of 1,920 exhibitors from 92 countries and territories will participate at Posidonia 2018 as the world’s most prestigious shipping trade event ...
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Of the Balkans, the Black Sea and the quest for connectivity

Of the Balkans, the Black Sea and the quest for connectivity

superadmin 04/06/2018 0
At times it sounded almost starry-eyed; still, it carried aspects of planning for a tangible future for a region that has been long enough considered ...
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World of maritime shipping descends on Athens

World of maritime shipping descends on Athens

Christian J. Hadjipateras 01/06/2018 3
As is the case every other year, the world of maritime shipping will descend on Athens at the beginning of June, when its hoped that numbers will exce...
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Concrete progress made according to FYROM prime minister

Concrete progress made according to FYROM prime minister

Christian J. Hadjipateras 31/05/2018 6
FYROM prime minister Zoran Zaev said during a press conference on Wednesday, which coincided with the first year of his government's work in negotiati...
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Germany urges Greece and FYROM to find solution

Germany urges Greece and FYROM to find solution

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/05/2018 55
The German government has added its voice to the ongoing negotiations between Greece and FYROM and has urged both sides to find a solution in order to...
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The Future of Money

The Future of Money

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 29/05/2018 0
The future of money is a topic often discussed under a multitude of angles: historical, economic, institutional, legal, of monetary policy, social, po...
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Greece braces for more nationwide strikes

Greece braces for more nationwide strikes

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/05/2018 0
A general strike called by unions in opposition to “austerity, unemployment and overtaxation,” will be taking place tomorrow, Wednesday, as commuters ...
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Shipping currency inflow increases ahead of Posidonia

Shipping currency inflow increases ahead of Posidonia

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/05/2018 3
The annual report of the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) showed that foreign currency inflows from shipping rose by 17% last year, a trend that is set...
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Former Swedish ambassador to Greece joins calls for return of Parthenon Marbles

Former Swedish ambassador to Greece joins calls for return of Parthenon Marbles

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/05/2018 2
The former Swedish ambassador to Greece has added her voice to the Parthenon Marbles debate and has urged the United Kingdom to return them to Greece....
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IMF presses for further debt relief

IMF presses for further debt relief

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/05/2018 3
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is making a last-ditch effort by once again calling for further debt relief for Greece. The fund has always been...
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Major parties unite to reject FYROM solution

Major parties unite to reject FYROM solution

Christian J. Hadjipateras 22/05/2018 1
All the major Greek parties have rejected outright the proposal put forward by FYROM’s prime minister regarding the naming dispute. Zoran Zaev and Gre...
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The dangers of a “wait for later” situation

The dangers of a “wait for later” situation

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 21/05/2018 1
The way in which last Saturday the fourth (and last) review of the current Adjustment Programme (the third and hopefully very last) was concluded by t...
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Crucial Greece-FYROM meeting

Crucial Greece-FYROM meeting

Christian J. Hadjipateras 17/05/2018 6
A vital meeting between the prime minister’s of Greece and FYROM is set to take place later on today (Thursday). Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and his FYROM...
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Israeli PM references Cyprus as he hits back at Turkish dictator

Israeli PM references Cyprus as he hits back at Turkish dictator

Christian J. Hadjipateras 16/05/2018 5
The Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu hit back at Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who said the hands of the Israeli PM were “stained with Palestini...
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Creditors to monitor Greece post-bailout

Creditors to monitor Greece post-bailout

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/05/2018 8
Greece’s creditors will closely monitor the country when the bailout program ends, according to the Kathimerini. The program is due to end in August. ...
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Uncomfortable, for all concerned

Uncomfortable, for all concerned

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 14/05/2018 2
What is the exact difference between monitoring (as in PPM/post-Programme Monitoring) and surveillance (as in enhanced surveillance)? It is over this ...
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