Economia Blog

Greek consumer confidence remains at stable level

Greek consumer confidence remains at stable level

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/04/2018 1
Greek consumer confidence index, compiled by Nielsen, remained stable in the last quarter of 2017 after a noticeable rise in the third quarter. Its st...
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Curiouser and curiouser

Curiouser and curiouser

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 10/04/2018 0
Somedays ago, the joint effort of (US-based) Exin Partners and Calamos to acquire a controlling 75% of major Greek insurer Ethniki Asfalistiki came ap...
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New York City Greek film festival appoints new director

New York City Greek film festival appoints new director

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/04/2018 0
The New York City Greek film festival (NYCGFF) has appointed Maria Tzompanaki as its new director, the Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce (HACC) an...
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Uber suspends service in Greece

Uber suspends service in Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/04/2018 0
The American-based company Uber announced earlier today that it would be suspending its service in Greece following approved legislation adding toughe...
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Agreement reached in principle over stake in Hellenic Petroleum

Agreement reached in principle over stake in Hellenic Petroleum

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/04/2018 0
Greece and Paneuropean Oil and Industrial Holding have agreed to divest a combined 50.1% stake, at least, in Greece’s biggest oil refiner Hellenic Pet...
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New Democracy holds lead over SYRIZA in latest poll

New Democracy holds lead over SYRIZA in latest poll

Christian J. Hadjipateras 03/04/2018 0
The latest poll conducted has shown that the main opposition party New Democracy (ND) continues to lead SYRIZA. With the next general election due to ...
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Not exactly festive

Not exactly festive

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 02/04/2018 0
Greece, its government/its political system and its people, is entering the traditionally relaxed, festive and joyful period of (Orthodox) Easter in a...
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Aegean announces order of over 40 aircraft to expand and renew its fleet

Aegean announces order of over 40 aircraft to expand and renew its fleet

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/04/2018 0
Aegean Airlines, Greece's largest airline, has announced a major aircraft order to both expand and renew its fleet. With the investment valued at $5bn...
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US Embassy Athens revamp project underway

US Embassy Athens revamp project underway

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/03/2018 1
Work on renovating the US Embassy in Athens has begun. The project, which the embassy announced, will be done by US-based Caddell Construction Company...
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Greek Superleague to resume after two-week suspension

Greek Superleague to resume after two-week suspension

Christian J. Hadjipateras 28/03/2018 4
The Greek Superleague is to resume after a two-week suspension following embarrassing scenes in Thessaloniki following a match between PAOK and AEK At...
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EU urges Turkey to seek better relations with Greece and Cyprus

EU urges Turkey to seek better relations with Greece and Cyprus

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/03/2018 3
Two of the EU’s top officials yesterday urged Turkish president Erdogan to seek better relations with Greece and Cyprus. Turkey has consistently taken...
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The Varna EU-Turkey Summit: tread with care

The Varna EU-Turkey Summit: tread with care

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 26/03/2018 8
The EU “27”-Turkey Summit to be held today in Varna/Bulgaria (Bulgaria chairs the EU Council for this semester) will take place under the shadow of on...
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EU to hold summit with Turkish president Erdogan

EU to hold summit with Turkish president Erdogan

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/03/2018 0
The European Union will today host a summit with Turkey with a wide range of areas on the agenda. Top of the list will be to extend a deal on Syrian r...
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Trump honours Greek Independence Day at the White House

Trump honours Greek Independence Day at the White House

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/03/2018 0
US President Donald Trump yesterday spoke of the historical and cultural values that the US and Greece share ahead of the latters upcoming Independenc...
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EU critical of Greek government over public sector

EU critical of Greek government over public sector

Christian J. Hadjipateras 22/03/2018 0
Officials of the European Union yesterday (Wednesday) critisised the Greek government over its lack of independence in the public sector. They stress...
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Talks continue over stake in Greece’s largest oil refinery

Talks continue over stake in Greece’s largest oil refinery

Christian J. Hadjipateras 21/03/2018 0
The Greek state and Paneuropean Oil and Industrial Holdings are in talks over the possibility of divesting a combined stake in Hellenic Petroleum, acc...
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