Economia Blog

Calls for return of the Parthenon Marbles increase

Calls for return of the Parthenon Marbles increase

Christian J. Hadjipateras 28/11/2017 0
Support for the return of the Parthenon Marbles from the UK to Greece has increased further after members of the Victoria State government in Australi...
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In the cross-hairs?

In the cross-hairs?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 27/11/2017 0
Unless something unexpected crops up it will be show-time for the Greek Parliament this Monday. The curious matter of 100.000 artillery shells (or was...
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Planned rail link in central Europe could extend to Pireaus

Planned rail link in central Europe could extend to Pireaus

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/11/2017 0
A procurement tender is to be published later today by Hungarian authorities for a mondernised rail link with Serbia for the transport of Chinese good...
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Tension between Athens and Berlin over treatment over passenger checks

Tension between Athens and Berlin over treatment over passenger checks

Christian J. Hadjipateras 22/11/2017 0
There is growing animosity between Greece and Germany following the decision by German authorities to increase security checks of passengers arriving ...
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Greece, Cyprus and Egypt hold political and economic conference

Greece, Cyprus and Egypt hold political and economic conference

Christian J. Hadjipateras 21/11/2017 88
The leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt are currently holding a two-day political and economic conference, which is taking place in the Cypriot capita...
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When the gods wish it so…

When the gods wish it so…

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 20/11/2017 0
Flash-floods in the poor suburbs of Athens where illegal building and extremely deficient infrastructure reign left behind 20 dead and extensive mater...
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PASOK leader elected winner of new centre-left party

PASOK leader elected winner of new centre-left party

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/11/2017 0
The leader of PASOK, Fofi Gennimata, has won the election to become leader of a new centre-left party. Gennimata defeated her closest rival Nikos Andr...
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Public Debt Management Agency announces bond swaps to begin

Public Debt Management Agency announces bond swaps to begin

Christian J. Hadjipateras 16/11/2017 0
The swapping of bonds from Greek debt restructuring dating back to 2012 and private sector involvement begins today with the issue of new securities f...
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Talks to resume between Greece, FYROM and the United Nations in naming dispute

Talks to resume between Greece, FYROM and the United Nations in naming dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 15/11/2017 0
The United Nations special mediator, Matthew Nimetz, will meet next week with officials from Greece and FYROM in a bid to end the dispute of the word ...
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Athens Metro strikes cause further confusion for commuters

Athens Metro strikes cause further confusion for commuters

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/11/2017 0
Metro workers have added to the confusion among Athens commuters by calling off a 24-hr strike, which was scheduled for Thursday but another planned s...
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Growth on shifting sands

Growth on shifting sands

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 13/11/2017 0
Greece is acknowledged to be on some sort of growth path again. OK – but by how much? Well, the European Commission while in its spring forecasts thou...
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New Democracy leader to meet with EU officials in Strasbourg

New Democracy leader to meet with EU officials in Strasbourg

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/11/2017 0
New Democracy (ND) opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis starts a two-day visit to Strasbourg today where he will meet with European Union officials i...
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ND hits back at SYRIZA’s desperate attempt to divert attention away from government failures

ND hits back at SYRIZA’s desperate attempt to divert attention away from government failures

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/11/2017 0
New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis hit back at prime minister Alexis Tsipras’ desperate attempt to divert attention away from his hard-left, inc...
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Greek trade deficit rises

Greek trade deficit rises

Christian J. Hadjipateras 08/11/2017 0
Greece’s trade deficit has risen 18.4% in the first nine months of the year compared to last year, now standing at €16.13bn, the Hellenic Statistical ...
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Of Turkish official  visits to Greece

Of Turkish official visits to Greece

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 06/11/2017 0
Hakan Cavusoglou, Vice-President of the Turkish Government –born 1972 in (Greek) Western Thrace, near Komotini/Gumulcine – has been visiting Greece la...
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World Bank calls on Greece to ease the path of doing business

World Bank calls on Greece to ease the path of doing business

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/11/2017 0
The World Bank has published a Doing Business index, which has showed, very unsurprisingly, that doing business in Greece remains a tough challenge wi...
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