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Hellenic American Union to hold conference on reforms in Greece on October 20-22

Hellenic American Union to hold conference on reforms in Greece on October 20-22

More than 40 distinguished speakers will discuss with each other and with the public the issue of reforms, in a conference organized by the Hellenic American Union on Oct. 20-22 in Athens.

Reform, as a demand for the full adjustment to the demands of modernity and integration into the modern world, has been one of the

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Ministers discuss creation of mechanism to collect arrears for Public Revenue authority

Ministers discuss creation of mechanism to collect arrears for Public Revenue authority

The creation of a unified mechanism to collect arrears to tax offices and pension funds on behalf of the Independent Authority for Public Revenue was discussed, among other issues, in an inter-ministerial meeting held at the ministry of finance on Wednesday.

According to a senior labour ministry official who spoke

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ELSTAT records 1.4% increase in Greek merchant fleet for August

ELSTAT records 1.4% increase in Greek merchant fleet for August

The Greek merchant fleet increased by 1.4% in August 2017, compared with August 2016, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced on Wednesday, while there was no change (0.0%) recorded in August 2016, compared with August 2015.

ELSTAT also said that the gross tonnage of the Greek merchant fleet, for vessels of 100 GRT and over, recorded

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Study: Greek households slashed grocery-food spending in crisis years

Study: Greek households slashed grocery-food spending in crisis years

The amounts spent by Greek households on grocery goods has fallen by 21.7 pct in the last seven years of deep economic crisis, according to a study by the Greek Research Institute of Retail Consumer Goods (IELKA) released on Tuesday. Despite the reduction, the share of grocery goods as a percentage of total household

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OLTH’s privatisation in its final stages, head of Greek privatisation agency says

OLTH’s privatisation in its final stages, head of Greek privatisation agency says

An agreement handing over the concession for the Thessaloniki Port Authority (OLTH) could be signed by the end of the current month, the president of the Hellenic Asset Development Fund, Lila Tsitsogiannopoulou, revealed on Tuesday.

In exclusive statements to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency, she said that HRADF and DIEP GmbH-Terminal Link SAS-

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IOBE sees higher than 2 pct growth in 2018

IOBE sees higher than 2 pct growth in 2018

Greece’s growth rate will fall slightly below 1.5 pct of GDP in 2017, according to estimates announced by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) and presented by its managing director Professor Nikolaos Vettas on Tuesday.

IOBE sees a growth rate of at least 2 pct of GDP for Greece in 2018.

As the

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Pitsiorlas: Privatisations and use of state assets will proceed

Pitsiorlas: Privatisations and use of state assets will proceed

Deputy Finance Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas on Tuesday underlined that the government’s steadfast goal is to capitalise on state assets and proceed with privatisations, at the same time as reforming the institutional framework.

Addressing the Congess for Real Estat “Prodexpo,” Pitsiorlas said that the conclusion of the

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Greek Gross Domestic Product down 0.2 pct in 2016, according to revised data

Greek Gross Domestic Product down 0.2 pct in 2016, according to revised data

According to the revised data the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the year 2016 in volume terms decreased by 0.2 pct in comparison with the year 2015, against a change of 0.0 pct that was announced for the first estimate in March 2017.

The final consumption expenditure of the year 2016 in volume terms decreased by 0.3 pct in comparison with the

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Eurostat: Greek inflation rate at 1.0 pct in September

Eurostat: Greek inflation rate at 1.0 pct in September

Year-on-year inflation in Greece rose to 1.0 pct in September 2017 compared with 0.6 pct in August and -0.1 pct a year earlier, according to data released by Eurostat on Tuesday.

In the euro area, annual inflation was at 1.5 pct in September compared to August.

At an EU level, annual inflation was at 1.8 pct in

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Passenger traffic in Greek airports up 9.4 pct in January-September

Passenger traffic in Greek airports up 9.4 pct in January-September

Passenger traffic grew 9.4 pct in the January-September period totaling 48.2 million passengers, 4,129,480 more compared with the same period in 2016, Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority said on Monday.

In a report, the authority said that international flights grew 4.5 pct in the nine-month period. The number of scheduled flights in Greek airports

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Government will achieve budget targets again this year, says Alt. FinMin

Government will achieve budget targets again this year, says Alt. FinMin

The government will achieve the targets for the budget this year, Alternate Finance Ministry Katerina Papanatsiou told parliament on Monday, responsing to a question tabled by New Democracy MP Kostas Katsafados.

Katsafados expressed his concern for the implementation of the state budget, noting a deviation of 2.3

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Alt. FM Katrougalos: Brexit may offer opportunities for Greece

Alt. FM Katrougalos: Brexit may offer opportunities for Greece

Brexit may translate into opportunities for Greece, as well as risks, Alternate Foreign Minister for European Affairs George Katrougalos said on Monday, relaying the prevailing atmosphere at a broad ministerial meeting that he convened on Monday at the foreign ministry. Participants included the ministers of labour,

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Greek budget shows primary surplus of 4.502 bln euros in January-September

Greek budget shows primary surplus of 4.502 bln euros in January-September

The Greek budget showed a primary surplus of 4.502 billion euros in the January-September period, up from a surplus of 3.806 billion in the same period last year and a budget target for a surplus of 4.556 billion.

The finance ministry, in a report on provisional budget execution data, said that on an amended cash

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Greek privatisation agency HRADF names new CEO

Greek privatisation agency HRADF names new CEO

Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) announced its Board of Directors was reconstituted into a body at a meeting on Monday, following the resignation of the Managing Director of the Fund Antonis Leoussis, thanking him for his contribution to the Fund’s work from March 2015 up to the present day.

Riccardo

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TAP completes delivery of steel pipes to build pipeline

TAP completes delivery of steel pipes to build pipeline

The last delivery of steel pipes to build a Trans-Adriatic Natural Gas Pipeline (TAP AG) reached Thessaloniki in October 10, signalling the completion and full delivery of all steel pipes to the countries hosting the pipeline.

A company announcement said that all 55,000 steel pipes were delivered in a period of around

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Visitors, revenues to museums and archaeological sites up in Jan-Jun

Visitors, revenues to museums and archaeological sites up in Jan-Jun

Visitors and revenues in Greek museums posted a 19 percent and 26.1 percent rise respectively in June 2017 compared to the same month in 2016, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Monday.
The number of free admission visitors in June increased by 56.2 percent.

Visitors to archaeological sites posted a 20.9

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