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Greece Returns to List of ‘Marketable Risk’ Countries on Jan. 1

Greece will return on January 1, 2020, to the list of “marketable risk” countries for short-term export credit insurance.

SEV: Doing Business in Greece Still Tough

The ease of doing business in Greece is improving but at a very slow pace and with inadequate steps, according to the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).

Greek PM: Crete’s North Road Axis ‘Vital for Island’s Development’

The completion of Crete's north road axis is vital for the island’s further development, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Study Reveals how Greece can Attract Foreign Direct Investment

Greece can achieve growth by tapping into the manufacture of aircraft and ships - areas that attract foreign direct investment, according to a study carried out by IHS Markit.

OECD: Steep Taxation Taking Toll on Greece’s Growth

Heavy taxation continues to be the leading obstacle to growth in Greece, according to data released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Works Underway to Get Skorpios Islet VIP Project Ready

Overhaul works on the islet of Skorpios, located off the Ionian island of Lefkada, have begun and include the establishment of a 160-million-euro exclusive luxury unit.

Russian Tycoon Ready to Put Private Isle Skorpios to ‘Good Use’

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev is ready to set a 185-billion-euro VIP tourism project into motion on the Greek islet of Skorpios.

PwC: Greece’s Incomplete Infrastructure Works Worth €18.7bn

The backlog of infrastructure projects in Greece has grown to 18.7 billion euros, according to a study released by PwC Greece.

Ionian Region Seeks to Benefit from Skorpios VIP Tourism Project

The Ionian Islands Region and the Regional Division of Lefkada are aiming to tap into the popularity of Skorpios, once a major tourism project there is completed.

Infrastructure Key to Attracting Winter Tourism to Crete

Ways to strengthen tourism flows to Crete in the winter months were the focus of a day event recently organized by the island’s trade associations in Rethymno.

Minister Says Western Greece Ideal for Cultural, Sports Tourism

Sports and cultural tourism can be the driving force of local economies in Western Greece, paving the way for growth, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

US News Report Ranks Greece 28th Best Country in the World

Greece ranked 28th in the 2018 Best Countries report, released by the US News & World Report, Y&R's BAV Group and the Wharton School-Pennsylvania University.

Tourism, Fiber Optics Projects for Skorpios Islet OKed by Greek Gov’t

Dozens of luxury villas and restaurants as well as a fiber optics network will be constructed on the Ionian islet of Skorpios.

Linking Agri-food and Tourism Set to Make Greece Stronger

Bringing together the country’s primary and secondary sectors can generate multiple economic benefits for Greece, it was concluded during a workshop in Athens.

PM, Governor Highlight Crete’s Potential for Growth

The completion of the so-called north road axis, the airport at Kastelli and peripheral roadway networks are the top priorities for authorities on Crete.

Bank of Greece Sees 1.6% GDP Growth, Lower than Expected

The Bank of Greece cut its annual growth forecast, as it estimates the economy to grow by 1.6% percent, which is lower than the 2.5% previously expected.

Athens Riviera Set for Massive Growth

The Region of Attica signed a 150 million euro agreement with construction firm Aktor for the redevelopment of the Faliro Delta.

Greek Youth Innovation Project ‘egg’ Invites Promising Ideas

Do you have an innovative business idea? Well than take it a step further by joining the 4th Egg: Enter - Grow - Go program which aims to support youth innovation and promote entrepreneurship.

Greece’s New Growth Model to Tap into Innovation, SMEs, Foreign Investment

The economy ministry is drawing up a new strategic plan to boost development focusing on attracting foreign investment, facilitating the growth of small- and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) and tapping into innovation while the international community regains its confidence in Greece.