The Athenian Brewery approaches the markets of China and Italy

Athenian Brewery embarks on a new export-orienting strategy by exporting Heineken beer to China and Italy. This was officially announced during a special event organised in its premises on 2 April 2015. In particular, the company has reached an agreement for the production of 160.000 hectoliters […]

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A Greek proposal for the privatization of the port of Piraeus

The Greek government seems determined to proceed with the privatization of Piraeus Port Authority. In so doing, various proposals are put on the table, which propose the creation of a joined venture for the acquisition of the 67.7% stake. One of the most interesting ones has been made by  the Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry […]

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Sino-Greek relations and the Piraeus port

As the Boao Forum for Asia was taking place, a Greek delegation consisting of Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragasakis and Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias was paying an official visit to China. Both developments are relevant to the Silk Road conomic belt and the 21st century maritime Silk Road initiatives Beijing […]

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The Russian embargo leads Greek exporters of fruits and vegetables to look into China

Greek exporters of fruits and vegetables are concerned because of delays in the Sino-Greek co-operation making it hard for them to access the Chinese market. In particular, what they suggest is the immediate expansion of the protocol signed in 2008 which only deals with fresh kiwis. On the occasion of the recent visit of Greek Deputy Prime Minister Ioannis Dragasakis […]

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It’s time to say the truth on the port of Piraeus

The sale of a 67% stake in the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) has been a contradictory issue for the new Greek government. Although Greece has committed to continue the privatization policy in letters and lists it is sending to its creditors, it follows a different approach domestically. This contradiction has recently become apparent […]

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10 προτάσεις του ΕΒΕΠ για τη βελτίωση των σινοελληνικών σχέσεων

Ενόψει της κυβερνητικής αποστολής στο Πεκίνο, που έχει σκοπό να προετοιμάσει σημαντικές επιχειρηματικές συμφωνίες, μεταξύ Ελλάδας και Κίνας, αλλά και την επικείμενη επίσκεψη του Πρωθυπουργού στην Κίνα, ο Πρόεδρος του Εμπορικού και Βιομηχανικού Επιμελητηρίου Πειραιώς, κ. Β. Κορκίδης, με επιστολές του προς τον Πρωθυπουργό, κ. Α. Τσίπρα, τον Αντιπρόεδρο της κυβέρνησης, κ. Γ. Δραγασάκη, τον Υπουργό Επικρατείας, κ. Ν. Παππά, τον Υπουργό Εξωτερικών, κ. Ν. Κοτζιά, τον Υπουργό Οικονομικών, κ. Γ. Βαρουφάκη, τον Υπουργό Οικονομίας, Υποδομών, Ναυτιλίας & Τουρισμού

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Παρούσα στο συνέδριο «Hellas PHARM» η ΒΙΑΝΕΞ

Η κορυφαία εκδήλωση για τα φαρμακεία της Ελλάδας «Hellas PHARM» θα πραγματοποιηθεί στο HELEXPO MAROUSSI, στις 21 και 22 Μαρτίου 2015, συμπληρώνοντας 15 χρόνια συνεχούς παρουσίας στο χώρο των συνεδρίων. Το φαρμακευτικό συνέδριο/έκθεση «Hellas PHARM» είναι φέτος σημαντικά ανανεωμένο, με επίκαιρο συνεδριακό πρόγραμμα, παράλληλες εκδηλώσεις με τη συμμετοχή φορέων και προσωπικοτήτων, καθώς και μία σειρά από καινοτομίες στο εκθεσιακό τμήμα. Επίσης, αποκτά διεθνή χαρακτήρα, καθώς θα πάρουν μέρος και Ευρωπαίοι φαρμακοποιοί.

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China, Europe, the US and the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

George Tzogopoulos writes in Global Times

The growing role of China in the world economy is unquestionable. Its attempt to support infrastructure not only within the country but also in the context of the “One Belt, One Road” is also clear. In that regard, the creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) constitutes an indicative initiative.

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VIANEX export-oriented strategy acknowledged

The largest Greek pharmaceutical company, VIANEX SA, was recognised as a ‘champion’ for its outward-looking export strategies. On Thursday 12 March 2015, the company was the recipient of an award at the ‘ACTIVE GREECE AWARDS 2015’ event, in recognition of its role as one of the most important entrepreneurial forces in the country […]

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Who is Cosco’s rival for the Greek port of Piraeus?

As Financial Times reports Syriza’s opposition to privatizations seems to have evaporated after the eurogroup decision of 20 February 2015. The government has committed not to reverse sales that have been completed, while ‘respecting the legal process’ in the case of tenders […]

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