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European Investment Bank Offers €200M to Support Infrastructure in Evros, North Aegean

The European Investment Bank will offer 200 million euros to Greece for the support of infrastructure works due to the recent migration-related developments on the islands of the northeastern Aegean and in Evros, it was made public on Friday. Greek...

Greece Signs Loan Agreement With European Investment Bank for New Heraklion Airport

Greece on Thursday signed two loan agreements with the European Investment Bank (EIB) worth 330 million euros. The EIB loans, one for the construction of a new international airport in Heraklion, Crete, and the other for priority investments in Greece,...

EU Commission VP Jyrki Katainen: 'We are Here to Help You'

The European Union and the European Investment Bank can help private companies get financing in Greece, European Commissioner for Employment, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen, who is paying a visit in Athens, said on Monday addressing the Greek...

Government's Economic Policy Council Proceeds With Activation of 'Juncker Package'

The government economic policy council gave on Tuesday the green light for the rapid activation of the so-called "Juncker package" investment as well as the promotion of actions that will support the Greek industry. Forty two investment projects of an...

EIB Disburses 300M euros for Greece's NSRF Program

The European Investment Bank (EIB) loan disbursed on Wednesday 300 million euros for Greece to be used to cover the country’s participation in the 2014-20 National Strategic Reference Framework (ESPA) program. The loan tranche is part of a 1-billion-euro loan...

Greek FinMin Varoufakis Urges 'New Deal' for Europe, Financed by EIB

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, in an interview with Italy's RAI 3 public television to be aired on Sunday evening, underlined that “the Greece's government will suggest a New Deal for Europe, like US President Roosevelt had done. A...

Greek FinMin: Positive Growth Rate in Third Quarter of 2014

Addressing the Francophone Economic Forum in Athens earlier today, Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis appeared optimistic over the country's growth rate in the third quarter of the year. "After six years of continuous shrinking, the Greek economy is expected...

In Athens, Merkel Seals The Deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, visiting Athens on April 11 under tight security the day after a terrorist car bombing and Greece's first sale of a sovereign bond in four years, was expected to sign a deal with a Greek...

Attiko Metro Revenues Fall Short

The Attiko Metro (AM), the public company building the underground railway networks in Athens and Thessaloniki has no more revenues after the application of Reppas’ law for urban transport. As AM’s financial reports reveal, the company added a further 141 million...