Tourism could give economy annual 5 bln boost, NBG report finds
Tourism could generate an additional 5 billion euros for the Greek economy annually according to new research by the National Bank of Greece (NBG).
Mandatory e-payments come into force as Greece seeks to boost card use further
Electronic payment options have become mandatory for a wider range of businesses and professions as a move to combat tax evasion and boost VAT revenues.
Survey reveals opinions around Greek shipping cluster's potential
Greece has the potential to develop into one of the world’s major shipping hubs over the next few years according to a survey of opinions from leading representatives of Greek shipping companies.
Samsung buys out Innoetics in latest boost for Greek tech sector
South Korean technology giant Samsung has bought out, Innoetics a small Greek tech firm, which specialises in text-to-speech (TTS) technology.
The conundrum of Greek olive oil exports
A spell of bad weather in olive producing countries means that crops this year are not going to be as productive as previous years. The result is a spike in the price of olive oil.
Greece as an energy hub: Reality or wishful thinking?
“Energy is the spearhead of Greece’s economic growth policy. The government’s aim is to make Greece a multiple energy hub,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in May during a press conference.
China's bumpy road to Greece
At a time when investments in Greece are considered too risky by most foreign counterparts, Greece has found itself a potential ally in China.
Greece eyes first bond issue since 2014 to smooth out volatile relationship with markets
The approval by Parliament next week of the measures agreed by the government and the lenders could be a trigger for several positive developments, including a return to international bond markets for Greece.
Since 2010, declared income has plummeted but tax due has risen
The publication by the Independent Authority of Public Revenue (IAPR) of the annual statistical bulletins provided revealing information about the composition personal income tax and its evolution over the past few years.
PPC: The struggling electricity giant dominating bailout talks
One of the biggest stumbling blocks in the way of t the Greek government and the institutions to clinch a staff-level agreement (SLA) is the liberalisation of the energy market, with lenders requesting the sale of 40 percent of the Public Power Corporation (PPC) units.