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New ‘Business Visa’ tabled in Parliament

An amendment in the Brexit bill to institute a new form of business invitation, the so-called ‘business visa’ was submitted to Parliament by Alternate Foreign Minister, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis. The ‘business visa’ amendment concerns third-country…

Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Greece is Open for Business: PM

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appeared on the Chinese tv network CGTN on Tuesday, where he declared “Greece is open for business” and noted the country’s major comparative advantages as a trade hub…

Thessaloniki to hand out 265,000 survival guides to citizens 1

Thessaloniki to hand out 265,000 survival guides to citizens

The Municipality of Thessaloniki is planning to equip every apartment and business with an emergency survival guide for extreme situations from earthquakes, snow storms, flooding, forest fires and more. According to an…

Greece ranks 72nd in ease of doing business 3

Greece ranks 72nd in ease of doing business

The World Bank annual report «Doing Business 2019» gave Greece an overall ranking of 72nd place out of 190 countries, in terms of regulatory improvements and practices that afford businesses an efficient…

Athens innovates with new festival 5

Athens innovates with new festival

Entrepreneurship and innovation will be the protagonists at the very new Athens Innovation Festival (AIF) to be held in the Greek capital from 12 to 14 November at the Zappeion Hall, under…

e-Platform lauched for businesses operating on Greek islands 7

e-Platform lauched for businesses operating on Greek islands

The Greek government launched an electronic platform today allowing businesses operating on Greek islands to submit funding applications relating to transport expenses to and from the islands. Island businesses can now visit…

Update for cash withdrawals and transfer of funds for Greeks 9

Update for cash withdrawals and transfer of funds for Greeks

The Hellenic Bank Association has provided the answers to frequently asked questions and the publication of the ministerial decision of the Minister of Finance (B’4315 / 28.9.2018), “Settlement of restrictions on cash…

Greece tendering off public beaches for businesses 11

Greece tendering off public beaches for businesses

Ever wanted to start your own business on a stunning beach in Greece? Now is your time, as the government is in the process of tendering off the use of public beaches, the…

Business creation down by half in Greece 12

Business creation down by half in Greece

The latest figures about Greece’s economy point to a massive drop in the number of new companies created as the country struggles to restore its ailing economy and prevent the brain drain…

Greek lawmakers simplify business creation 13

Greek lawmakers simplify business creation

Greek lawmakers passed draft legislation on Tuesday aimed at simplifying the process of starting a new business, thus removing the dreaded red tape and bureaucratic hurdles that have often deterred foreign investment.…