Economia Blog

The Varna EU-Turkey Summit: tread with care

The Varna EU-Turkey Summit: tread with care

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 26/03/2018 16
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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ANEL vows to see out coalition with SYRIZA despite disagreements

ANEL vows to see out coalition with SYRIZA despite disagreements

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/03/2018 0
ANEL leader Panos Kammenos has stressed the importance of his party seeing out the coalition with SYRIZA until the next general election. The hard-lef...
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Rumblings from Frankfurt

Rumblings from Frankfurt

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 19/03/2018 0
Compared to Brussels/the European Commission or even to Washington/the IMF, Frankfurt is quite low-key, even dangerously discreet insofar the perspect...
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Greek foreign minister to visit Skopje as talks continue

Greek foreign minister to visit Skopje as talks continue

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/03/2018 0
The Greek foreign minister is to visit FYROM’s capital Skopje later this week as negotiations over the long-running dispute continue. Nikos Kotzias wi...
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New Democracy maintains healthy lead over SYRIZA in latest poll

New Democracy maintains healthy lead over SYRIZA in latest poll

Christian J. Hadjipateras 16/03/2018 2
A recent opinion poll conducted by Pulse for Skai has given the main opposition New Democracy, led by Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a 10% lead over SYRIZA. The...
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FIFA warn of ban for Greek clubs following disgraceful scenes

FIFA warn of ban for Greek clubs following disgraceful scenes

Christian J. Hadjipateras 15/03/2018 1
FIFA, football’s world governing body, has warned that Greek clubs face being banned from European competitions, namely the UEFA Champions League and ...
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Eurozone gives Greek government deadline to implement final conditions

Eurozone gives Greek government deadline to implement final conditions

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/03/2018 1
The Eurozone has given the Greek government a tough timetable to complete the fourth and final bailout review ahead of the completion of the entire pr...
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Government suspends all Greek Super League fixtures

Government suspends all Greek Super League fixtures

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/03/2018 12
The government has indefinitely suspended all Greek Super League fixtures after Sunday’s football match between PAOK and AEK Athens in Thessaloniki. P...
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A different ring of fire

A different ring of fire

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 12/03/2018 5
Greece is situated at an interesting but dangerous crossroads – at the faultlines of recurring Balkan unrest; at close range to the Black Sea/Crimea m...
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US Ambassador to Greece meets with head of Hellenic Defence General Staff

US Ambassador to Greece meets with head of Hellenic Defence General Staff

Christian J. Hadjipateras 08/03/2018 15
The US Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, visited the chief of the Hellenic Defence General Staff (GEETHA) yesterday, according to the Kathimerini....
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Greek state could sell its stake in Hellenic Petroleum

Greek state could sell its stake in Hellenic Petroleum

Christian J. Hadjipateras 07/03/2018 0
The Greek state could sell its 51% stake in Greece’s biggest oil refiner Hellenic Petroleum, according to Reuters. Both government and union officials...
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ELSTAT announces drop in GDP from last year

ELSTAT announces drop in GDP from last year

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/03/2018 24
The economy performed worse than expected last year. The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released figures yesterday put the expansion of the c...
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