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PM Mitsotakis: Greece and the EU cannot be held to ransom by Turkey
18 Oct 2019Greece is turning the page after ten years of crisis, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in Brussels on Thursday, and his government will honor the mandate of the Greek people for reforms, new jobs, less bureaucracy and more investments.
Greek budget recorded primary surplus of 3.9 bln euros in Jan-Sept, BoG says
18 Oct 2019The Greek state budget recorded a primary surplus of 3.9 billion euros in the January-September period on a cash basis, from 3.0 billion in the same period last year, the Bank of Greece said on Thursday. view more
Carlsberg Bulgaria planning to pay dividend for 2018
18 Oct 2019Carlsberg Bulgaria, a unit of Danish brewer Carlsberg, said on Thursday that it is planning to distribute all or part of its undistributed profit in 2018 as dividend. view more
Bulgaria's Plovdiv opens tender for 5.1 mln euro underpass construction deal
18 Oct 2019Bulgaria's Plovdiv municipality said on Thursday that it has opened a tender for awarding a contract for construction of a road underpass in the city's southwest, worth an estimated 9.9 million levs ($5.6 million/5.1 million euro), VAT excluded. view more
President Pavlopoulos meets EU Commissioner-designate Schinas
17 Oct 2019Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Wednesday evening met with Margaritis Schinas, the European Commission's Vice President-designate for Protecting the European Way of Life.
2020 state budget draft foresees 5 pct reduction in corporate income tax
17 Oct 2019A 5 pct reduction in corporate income tax is foreseen in the 2020 state budget's preliminary plan sent to the European Commission, government sources said on Wednesday evening, at a cost of 138 million euros to the 2019 budget.
Bulgaria's Stara Zagora water utility to invest 62.4 mln euro in upgrades
17 Oct 2019Bulgarian water utility ViK - Stara Zagora will invest over 122 million levs ($68.8 million/62.4 million euro) in the construction and reconstruction of water supply and sewage infrastructure, the environment ministry said. view more
Eurobank Bulgaria gets c-bank nod to absorb Piraeus Bank Bulgaria
17 Oct 2019Bulgaria's central bank said that it has granted approval to Eurobank Bulgaria to absorb its recently acquired unit Piraeus Bank Bulgaria. view more
PM Mitsotakis: Government aims to make Greece a pioneer in renewable energy sources
16 Oct 2019The government's goal is for Greece to become a pioneer in renewable energy sources, not just in green but also in blue development using marine resources, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday at the inauguration of Enel Green Power's wind farm complex on the island of Evia.
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Greek budget recorded primary surplus of 4.479 billion euros in Jan-Sept
16 Oct 2019Greek state budget recorded a primary surplus of 4.479 billion euros in the January-September period from a budget target for a surplus of 1.467 billion and a primary surplus of 2.523 billion euros in the same period last year, the finance ministry said on Tuesday.