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Government defeated in House of Lords over EU citizens post-Brexit Amendment
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Government defeated in House of Lords over EU citizens post-Brexit Amendment

Panos - Jan 21, 2020

The government has suffered a defeat in the Lords over the right of EU citizens lawfully residing in the UK…

Mystery investment firm offers to finance $12.9 billion Istanbul canal
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Mystery investment firm offers to finance $12.9 billion Istanbul canal

Panos - Jan 21, 2020

Investment company Money Maker Management has offered to provide all financing for Kanal Istanbul, a 75 billion-lira ($12.8 billion) construction…

Where is the global economy headed?
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Where is the global economy headed?

Panos - Jan 21, 2020

As world leaders are descending on Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum’s 50th annual summit, experts are struggling to…

Visitors, revenues in museums and archaeological sites up in Jan-Sept 2019
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Visitors, revenues in museums and archaeological sites up in Jan-Sept 2019

Panos - Jan 16, 2020

In September 2019, the number of visitors to museums increased by 2.5 pct, while the number of free admission visitors…

Athens International Airport breaks traffic record in 2019
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Athens International Airport breaks traffic record in 2019

Panos - Jan 15, 2020

Passenger traffic in Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" grew 5.3 percent in December, totaling 1.64 million passengers, the airport said…

PM Mistotakis meets with CEOs of global energy companies
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PM Mistotakis meets with CEOs of global energy companies

Panos - Jan 15, 2020

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with representatives of international energy companies at the Maximos Palace in Athens, Tuesday. The Prime…

Greece has the highest VAT rates in the Eurozone, study finds
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Greece has the highest VAT rates in the Eurozone, study finds

makis - Jan 10, 2020

Greek households are one of the most burdened in Europe, a Tax Foundation study on VAT rates has found in…

16% of all Greek businesses related to tourism sector
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16% of all Greek businesses related to tourism sector

Panos - Jan 10, 2020

Out of the total 265,212 businesses operating in Greece, those directly or indirectly related to tourism amount to 42,193, or…

The US is the biggest importer of wines from the EU (infographic)
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The US is the biggest importer of wines from the EU (infographic)

Panos - Jan 09, 2020

As the United States is getting ready to hit the European Union with additional tariffs on a variety of goods…

Winter sales to start next Monday, January 13
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Winter sales to start next Monday, January 13

Panos - Jan 08, 2020

The winter sales will start on Monday, January 13 and run until Wednesday, February 29, the Association of Business and…

US online market offers great opportunities to Greek specialty food exporters
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US online market offers great opportunities to Greek specialty food exporters

Panos - Jan 08, 2020

Small Greek exporters, particularly of specialty foods, could benefit greatly from focusing on e-sales to the United States, given American…

Greek Saga Ends With the Closing of IMF’s Office in Athens
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Greek Saga Ends With the Closing of IMF’s Office in Athens

Panos - Jan 08, 2020

Sign up here to receive the Davos Diary, a special daily newsletter that will run from Jan. 20-24. After almost…

Greece, Cyprus & Israel sign EastMed pipeline agreement
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Greece, Cyprus & Israel sign EastMed pipeline agreement

Panos - Jan 03, 2020

Greece’s close relations with Cyprus and Israel are confirmed by the signing of the EastMed Interstate Agreement in Zappeion in…

Precision farming “saved” extra virgin olive oil, Greek producers say
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Precision farming “saved” extra virgin olive oil, Greek producers say

Panos - Jan 02, 2020

Precision farming practices have helped Greek extra virgin olive oil growers keep overhead cost low and ultimately ‘save’ the product…

EastMed gas pipeline deal between Greece, Israel and Cyprus to be signed in Athens on January 2
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EastMed gas pipeline deal between Greece, Israel and Cyprus to be signed in Athens on January 2

Panos - Jan 02, 2020

The signing of the Interstate Agreement between Greece, Cyprus and Israel on the EastMed gas pipeline is scheduled to take…

First tenders for 10 regional ports in Greece in Q1 2020
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First tenders for 10 regional ports in Greece in Q1 2020

Panos - Dec 27, 2019

The relevant shipping ministry and Greece’s privatization agency (HRADF) are reportedly ready to commence the process leading to an international…

Greece, Israel, Cyprus and Italy to sign EastMed gas pipeline on January 2
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Greece, Israel, Cyprus and Italy to sign EastMed gas pipeline on January 2

Panos - Dec 23, 2019

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will sign an agreement on…

World’s largest car manufacturers by revenue
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World’s largest car manufacturers by revenue

Panos - Dec 20, 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Peugeot S.A. (PSA) announced on Wednesday that they have signed a binding agreement for a…

EU court rules Airbnb not bound by French real estate law
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EU court rules Airbnb not bound by French real estate law

Panos - Dec 20, 2019

The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled today in a landmark decision that the US company Airbnb does…

Greece to shortlist investors for its biggest airport next month
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Greece to shortlist investors for its biggest airport next month

Panos - Dec 19, 2019

Greece will shortlist investors for a minority stake in Athens International Airport (AIA) next month, the head of the country’s…