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Greek Shipowners Snapping Up Vessels

In the first three months of 2013, the purchases of ships made by Greek ship-owners increased by 90 percent, according to Golden Destiny data. Internationally, the ship purchases rose by 46 percent, while by 38 percent were increased the purchases...

Thessaloniki Tourism Festival

Thessaloniki is taking one more step to promote its tourism, after an initiative taken by the city’s Professional Chamber. The first Tourism Festival in Thessaloniki has been organized on the first pier of the city’s marina with the assistance...

Greek-Russian Exchanges

Tourism, construction, investments, gas and railways are just some of the areas of cooperation between Greece and Russia. This arose from the results of the 8th Congress of the Joint Commission on Economic, Industrial, Scientific and Technical Cooperation which...

Dodoni Finalist For IASON Award

The Greek Agricultural Dairy Industry of Epirus, Dodoni, has been included in the six finalists for the top exporter company of the year for the IASON award for Greek exports, and now is allowed to use a special logo...

Greek Shipowners Invest $848M

While the Greek government continues to mull plans to tax the country's shipping industry to raise money during a crushing economic crisis, Greek ship-owners bought 72 ships within the first three months of 2013 and invested $848 million in...

Greek Exports Boomed In 2012

Partially offsetting dire news for the rest of the economy, Greek exports took off in 2012,giving the country the distinction of the biggest growth in the area, climbing two places in the 27 countries of the European Union as...

Calantzopoulos Named Philip Morris CEO

André Calantzopoulos, 55, will take over the leadership of the international tobacco company Philip Morris on May 8 following his appointment on March 18 in New York by the board of directors. He will step into the job in a...

Arab Interest in Cretan Lamb

Big prospects seem to be opening up for Crete’s livestock farming, given that Arab countries have shown great interest in lamb exports. Vice-regional Governor Theano Vretzou, in a meeting held with the Livestock Administrations along with the producers' group Cretan...

Crete Eyes Arab, Israeli Markets

On the heels of a report showing a sharp rise in the exports of its products, Crete is targeting Arabic countries for further market expansion. On Jan. 16-17, the region of the four chambers of the island is going...

Bloomfield, HACCI Want Closer Greek, Aussie Relations

Austalia's Ambassador to Greece, Jenny Bloomfield, visited Melbourne on Dec. 10 to meet with officials of the Hellenic-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HACCI) who hosted a dinner for her, where she talked about improving relations between the countries. Bloomfield...