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Covid-19 Restrictions Taking Toll on Greek Retail

Coronavirus pandemic restrictions took a toll on Greece’s retail activity in 2020 when sales dropped by 15 billion euros impacting for the most part SMEs.

Minister Encourages US Investors to Bet on Greece

Greek authorities are inviting US investors to do business in Greece as dozens of new opportunities are opening in the country.

Greek Growth Strategy: Proactive Actions Needed to Bolster Tourism Sector

A number of proactive actions to support Greek tourism are included in a roadmap for Greece's recovery, proposed by a committee chaired by Nobel Prize-winning economist Christopher Pissarides.

Pissarides Recovery Plan for Greece Proposes Uniform Taxation

A single taxation policy for all incomes is at the center of a plan for Greece's economic recovery, proposed by a committee headed by Nobel Prize-winning economist Christopher Pissarides.

Greece’s Tourism, Culture and Agrifood to Benefit from EU Emergency Funding

Tourism is among Greece's areas to receive support from EU emergency funds released to help member states recover from the Covid-19 health crisis.

Commission Approves €450m Greek Covid-19 Support Scheme for Businesses

Tourism enterprises in Greece, impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, will be able to tap into a 450-million-euro Greek funding program approved by the the European Commission.

Microsoft Deal Paves Way for Major Investments in Greece

Greece is proceeding with major investments in the areas of tourism, energy and technology, with the recently announced Microsoft deal leading the way.

Microsoft Announces Cloud Services Investment in Greece

Microsoft Corp will invest in the creation of a new data hub in Greece, expected to stimulate entrepreneurship and investment activity.

Greece Tables 14-point Growth Plan for Consultation

The Greek government has tabled a 14-point interim growth plan for public consultation, with recommendations on the overhaul of the country's pension system.

OECD: Covid-19 Effect on Tourism to Last Throughout 2020

The impact of the coronavirus health emergency on global tourism is expected to last throughout the year, according to a study by the OECD.

KEPE: Scenarios for Covid-19 Impact on Greek Economy

Greece’s Centre of Planning & Economic Research (KEPE) has presented three scenarios on the impact the coronavirus may have on the Greek economy.

Deloitte Study Highlights Greek Shipping Sector’s Impact

The importance of the Greek shipping fleet in terms of contribution to the Greek economy was the focus of a Deloitte study presented in Athens.

Greek Shipping Ministry Approves Routes for Two Ferry Operators

The Greek Shipping Ministry has given the green light to two coastal ferry companies to operate certain routes to the Greek islands.

Greek Ferry Operators Increase Fares by 6%

Greek ferry operators increased fares by 6 percent citing higher fuel costs due to the implementation of IMO 2020.

Greek Ferry Fares Set to Rise in View of IMO 2020

Greek ferry fares may increase by as much as 10 percent in view of rising fuel costs following the implementation of IMO 2020.

Greece to Entice Millionaires with Non-dom Program

Greece has announced a non-dom program that foresees offering foreign nationals the chance - by investing in Greece - to avoid paying taxes in their own country.

Greek Tourism Ministry Considers Training Programs for Unemployed

In view of the start of the summer season, the Greek Tourism Ministry is considering the launch of training programs for the unemployed.

Greece Still Needs to Implement Reforms to Stimulate Productivity

Despite measures to drive Greece's economic growth, the government must find ways to increase productivity and advance employee training.

Greek Gov’t Lays Groundwork for Advanced Tourism Education

The Greek Tourism Ministry is preparing the groundwork for the upgrade of the tourism education system in view of the sector’s robust performance.

Mitsotakis’ Meeting with Trade Bodies Focuses on Investments

Attracting investment and ensuring employee rights topped the agenda of talks between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and trade representatives.