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Greece Records 6-Billion Euro Primary Deficit for First Half of 2020

  The Greek state budget recorded a primary deficit of 6.101 billion euros in the first half of 2020, from a budget target for a primary surplus of 313 million euros and after a primary surplus of 381 million in...

Envolve Presents Seventh Annual Awards to Greek Entrepreneurs

  On Monday, July 20, Envolve Entrepreneurship announced the four winners of the 7th Envolve Award Greece, a competition that awards start-ups and early-stage businesses in Greece. Hosted by TV personality Sakis Tanimanidis, the award ceremony took place in Athens...

Greek PM Lauds EU Coronavirus Grant Package

    "We are returning to Athens with an overall package that exceeds 70 billion euros, an unprecedented sum for our country," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday, in a press conference following the marathon European Council meeting in Brussels,...

Greece's Industrial Production Declines Less than Other EU Countries

  Industrial production in Greece fell by less than the average decline in the Eurozone, Eurostat said in a report on Tuesday. Production worldwide has greatly slowed down in recent months due to the coronavirus pandemic and its related shutdowns. However,...

US Lifts Sanctions on Greek Tankers After Pledge to Respect Venezuelan Embargo

The US Ambassador to Athens welcomed the announcement by the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) to cooperate with the United States' sanctions on Venezuela until there is a change in that country’s regime. "I greatly appreciate the latest statements and...

Piraeus Becomes Top Container Port in Entire Mediterranean

Greece's port of Piraeus has now become the Mediterranean’s top container-handling port, it was reported on May 19. The port, located just outside Athens, handled the equivalent of 5.65 million 20-foot long containers in 2019, rising to become the top...

Malls, Shopping Centers in Greece Reopen on Monday

Malls and shopping centers across Greece will open again on Monday, after infectious disease specialists gave the "green light", at the request of the Ministry of Development and Investment. Big shopping centers were scheduled to reopen on June 1st initially,...

Athens Stock Exchange Tumbles as World Markets Infected by Coronavirus Panic

The Athens Stock Exchange plunged 13.39 percent on Monday, as investors worldwide react to the coronavirus and the oil price war launched by Saudi Arabia overnight. OPEC and Russia added to the worst one-day crash in crude prices in nearly 30...

Greek Exports at Record Highs in 2019 Despite Global Turbulence

Greece's export performance set new historical records in 2019, the Panhellenic Exporters' Association and the Center for Export Research and Studies announced on Friday. The increase is mostly due to the upward trend of Greek exports to the other nations...