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Life insurance premium production up in January

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Life insurance premium production grew 9.2 pct in January this year, compared with the same month in 2016, remaining on an upward trend for the seventh successive month, a report by the Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies said on Wednesday.

The association attributed this development to an increase in premium production related with...

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Greek industrial turnover index up 26.9 pct in January

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Greek industrial turnover composite index (measuring both the domestic and external markets) grew 26.9 pct in January this year, compared with the same month last year, after a 14.2 pct decline recorded in the 2016/2015 period, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday.

The statistics service, in a report, attributed this development to an...

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Vacant job positions up 102.5 pct in Q4 2016

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The number of vacant job positions in the Greek economy soared 102.5 pct in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with the same period in 2015, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday.

The statistics service, in a report, said that vacant job positions in the fourth quarter of 2016 (excluding the primary sector and household activities)...

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President Pavlopoulos: EU would never be the same without Greece

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Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Wednesday stressed the importance of creating a firm front to coordinate our actions and promote the country’s interests during the current critical times when we are faced with important challenges that will determine the long term future of Greece as well as of our great European Family in which Greece i...

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Pitsiorlas presents investment opportunities to Italian businessmen

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Greek Economy and Development Deputy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas presented investment opportunities in the country, particularly in the sectors of energy, shipping and infrastructure, during a meeting with some of the biggest business groups of Italy in Rome.

Pitsiorlas met, on the first day of an official visit to Italy, with Foreign Affairs...

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Greece remains fourth largest foreign investor in Bulgaria

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Greece remained the fourth largest foreign investor in Bulgaria, after Austria, Holland and Germany, with total investments of 2.501 billion euros at the end of September 2016, from 2.441 billion in the same period in 2015, the Greek embassy said in a report.

Direct foreign investments to Bulgaria totaled 38.7 billion euros in the third quarter of...

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Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring wins first prize in Tourism Awards 2017

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Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring won the first prize (gold) in Tourism Awards 2017 organised by Boussias Communications’ Hotel & Restaurant edition.

The best companies of the Greek tourism were awarded in an event held at the Athenaeum Intercontinental hotel on Tuesday.

Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring won the first prize in the category “Linking t...

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