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NBG: Liquidity Pressures Dropping in 2021 but Tourism Under Strain 

The liquidity gap for Greek businesses will be halved this year with tourism-related activities remaining under strain, says the National Bank of Greece.

National Bank of Greece Sees Upturn in July-Aug Economic Activity

Greece's economic activity in July-August recorded an upturn with a positive impact of tourism, according to the country's national bank.

Report: Greek SMEs Feel the Covid-19 Effect

The outbreak of Covid-19 has impacted Greece’s small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) as much as the economic crisis in 2009, says the National Bank of Greece.

EIB Pledges Fresh Funding for Priority Projects in Greece

Priority projects in Greece focusing on energy, climate change, competitiveness and innovation will now have access to fresh European Investment Bank (EIB) support.

Greek Banks Replacing Up to 15,000 Credit Cards Due to Security Breach

An incident of credit card fraud by an online travel services company has forced Greek banks to cancel and replace some 15,000 credit or debit cards.

EIB, Greek Banks Launch Infrastructure Fund to Back Business

EIB and four Greek banks will participate in a 650-million-euro infrastructure program, aimed at identifying new high-impact investment projects in Greece.

EIB: €500m Backing for Businesses in Greece that Support Women, Youth Employment

The EIB will provide loans for companies in Greece that support youth employment and the empowerment of women in the workplace.

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’: A Party Like No Other

The 36th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" brought over 55,000 runners to the Greek capital, in a celebration of sports, support and willpower.

‘Runners Forest’ to Be Created in Fire-stricken Areas of Athens Marathon Route

In efforts to support Attica’s communities hit by recent wildfires, the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) has announced the creation of the “Runners Forest” along the Athens marathon classic route.

Greek Museum, Site E-ticket System Gaining Ground

The newly launched e-ticket, currently applicable at 11 popular archaeological sites and museums across Greece, is gaining ground according to the Archaeological Resources Fund (TAP).

Greece Launches Online Ticket Service for Admission to Museums, Sites

Visitors of certain archaeological sites, monuments and museums in Athens, Crete and the Peloponnese can now buy tickets online.

E-ticketing System Ready to Operate at Greek Museums, Sites

A much-awaited e-ticketing and access control system has been successfully installed at selected museums and archaeological sites across Greece.

‘Workathlon’ to Hold 1st Interactive Hospitality Talent Fair

Workathlon, a hospitality recruiting company, will hold the 1st Interactive Hospitality Talent Fair on January 30, at the Electra Palace in Thessaloniki.

Greece’s ‘Υοu Go Culture’ E-learning Platform Calls for Support

An ambitious e-learning platform offering insight into Greece via virtual tours is aiming to collect 65,000 euros by December 31 via a crowdfunding campaign.

Virtual Tours of Greece via ‘YouGoCulture’ Platform

Greek culture, traditions and destinations are at the core of Athens University’s new online platform, which offers visitors virtual tours around the country.

Endeavor Invites Greek Entrepreneurs to Apply for Support

Endeavor invites Greek entrepreneurs interested in receiving consultation services and access to National Bank of Greece funding, to send in their application by June 30.

EU Bank Launches Credit Line for Agriculture, Tourism, Manufacturing in Greece

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced on Thursday the launch of a 1 billion euro "Loans for SMEs and MidCaps" credit line to Greek banks.

Greece Set to Gain in 2017 as Safe Destination

Greece is expected to gain from the instability in the wider Mediterranean region with pre-bookings setting the trend for 2017, according to Alpha Bank analysts.

TIF-Helexpo, National Bank of Greece Renew Partnership for Two More Years

Greece's national exhibition body TIF-Helexpo and the National Bank of Greece have renewed their strategic partnership through a two-year extension.

Greece Eases Capital Controls, Now in Effect

In efforts to boost confidence in the country’s banking system, pave the way for new deposits and allow leeway for business transactions abroad, the Greek government has further relaxed capital controls.
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