Exports

How Italian Companies Profit from Exports of Greek Olive Oil

The export of the world renowned Greek olive oil is one example of how the country’s productive potential is wasted. According to a report in Greek daily Kathimerini, Greece exports in bulk, tons of olive oil at half price of...

Ten Successful Companies that Export Greek Goods Throughout the World

The four extrovert Greek companies that were awarded on Monday at the Greek Exports Awards 2016 showed that despite the economic crisis, good business ideas and practices can thrive even in an environment that hinders growth. In an evening of...

Greeks Cut on Bread and Milk Due to Economic Crisis

Sales of bread and milk dropped by 5% to 7% in the first two months of the year, said the President of the Association of Greek Food Industries (SEVT), Evangelos Kaloussis on Wednesday. Kaloussis addressed the annual SEVT conference saying...

Brexit Repercussions Costly to Greece

Britain's departure from the European Union has direct and indirect repercussions on Greece, with the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) issuing a statement calling on EU to negotiate a deal that would ensure effective access of Greek products in...

Greek Trade Deficit Up 88.9 Percent in July

The Greek trade deficit widened sharply by 88.9 percent in July as imports grew 18.2 percent and exports fell by 3.4 percent in the month, according to figures released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Wednesday. The statistics service,...

Consumption of Staples Drops 5% as Greek Economy Slump Continues

The Greek economy is in ongoing recession with forecasts looking ominous for the sustainability of businesses, consumption and unemployment, a report says. According to a study by the Institute of Small Business of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and...

Greek Exports Drop by 8.1% in 4-Year Low

The total value of exports dropped by 8.1 percent beneath 12 billion euros in the first six months of 2016 - ending at lower levels than in 2012. There was a reduction in fuel products (-1.3 percent or 119...

Greek Exports Down 8% in First Half of 2016

Greece’s exports recorded an 8 percent drop in the first half of 2016, with exporters attributing the slump to exhaustion after continuing recession and capital controls. The 8 percent decrease is the third largest among the 28 European Union member...

Greek Fruit and Vegetable Exports Increase in First Half of 2016

Fruit exports surged in the first half of 2016, increasing by 47.4% in volume and 25.7% in value as 787,444 tons were exported bringing 413.939 million euros in revenue. Vegetable exports increased by 23.5% in volume, reaching 152,822 tons, and...

36 SYRIZA Deputies are Calling for the Legalization of Medical Cannabis

36 leftist SYRIZA MPs submitted a question to Greek Health Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis regarding the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. The question, titled "National plan for medicinal cannabis," follows a previous request for the legalization of medical marijuana...