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PM meets governors of Greek regions, inaugurating regular bimonthly meetings
05 Sep 2019Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday chaired a meeting with the governors of the 13 regional authorities in Greece, inaugurating the holding of regular bimonthly meetings to improve cooperation between regional authorities and central government. view more
FinMin Staikouras satisfied with Lagarde's views on reviewing primary surplus targets
05 Sep 2019Finance Minister Christos Staikouras on Wednesday expressed his contentment with the views of European Central Bank (ECB) President-elect Christine Lagarde concerning the need to review the 3.5 pct primary surplus target for Greece, which she said was "excessive" and put too much pressure on the recovery of the Greek economy.
Cyprus-based Quentrol Ltd seeks nod to acquire Bulgaria's Advisory Services Consulting
05 Sep 2019Cyprus-based Quentrol Limited is seeking approval from Bulgaria's Commission for Protection of Competition to acquire Sofia-based Advisory Services Consulting, according to competition regulator data. view more
Bulgaria's Sport Depot to open first store in Greece
05 Sep 2019Bulgarian sports goods retailer Sport Depot will open its first physical store in Greece on September 6 and plans to open about 10 new stores under franchise agreements in the neighbouring country in the next two years, Bulgarian media reported. view more
Greece is broadening its horizons after 10 years of crisis, PM says
04 Sep 2019Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday met with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte in The Hague, where the two statesmen confirmed that "bilateral relations are excellent," in joint statements after their meeting. view more
Bulgaria's Elana Agrocredit signs 7.7 mln euro loan deal with Expressbank
04 Sep 2019Bulgarian financial leasing company Elana Agrocredit said on Tuesday that it has signed a 15 million levs ($8.4 million/7.7 million euro) loan deal with local bank Expressbank. view more
No layoffs in public sector, says Interior Min Theodorikakos
04 Sep 2019"There will be no layoffs in the public sector and it is very sad that even now, two months after the general elections, the main opposition does not want to look at things objectively and reasonably," stated Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos to Real FM on Tuesday, concerning the issue relating to the number of public-sector workers.
Switzerland's Also Holding seeks Bulgarian anti-trust nod to buy Solytron
04 Sep 2019Switzerland-based ICT solutions and services provider Also Holding is seeking an anti-trust approval to acquire 100% of Bulgarian IT solutions distributor Solytron, Bulgaria's Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) said. view more
Major private investments in Greece set in motion, Mitsotakis says
03 Sep 2019Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis emphasised the good news concerning major investments in Greece, during a meeting on Monday with representatives of the country's largest trade union and business associations ahead of the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF). view more
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Shipping Min Plakiotakis to hold meetings on shipping industry in London on Tuesday and Wednesday
03 Sep 2019Matters regarding the international shipping industry and the bilateral collaboration between Greece and the United Kingdom in shipping ahead of Brexit are expected to dominate meetings to be held by Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis in London on Tuesday and Wednesday.