Data & Trends
The progress of trade transactions between Greece and Germany during 2009, as this comes up from a study conducted by the Economic and Commercial Office of the Greek Embassy in Berlin.
The attached file (in Greek) is a presentation of trade transactions between the two countries during the years 2006 to 2009, with an analysis of the main exportable products per category.
The presentation “Greece: Welcome to a New Investment Era” initially describes the way current reforms and fiscal consolidation contributes to an efficient business and investment environment. The key objective is to transform crisis into opportunity. The presentation refers to those measures and initiatives taken by the Greek Government in order to stimulate economic activity, the challenges Greece must face in the immediate future, and the first results after the application of the growth and stability programme.
Tourism is one of the strongest and most dynamic sectors of the Greek Economy, accounting for 18% of Greece’s GDP, directly or indirectly employing more than 900.000 people whilst being the leading source of the country’s invisible receipts (36% in 2007). The following PowerPoint presentation aims to promote the significant prospects it offers for investments and entrepreneurship development.
Waste management is an upcoming and very promising service sector. The following presentation aims to promote the prospects of the market and highlight specific business drivers and opportunities.
Within the following file, you will find basic sector data such as the volume and the composition of waste in Greece, the current management methods and infrastructure, the recycling system, as well as the targets need to be reached in the immediate future.
Information & Communications Technology
Food & beverage is the strongest and most dynamic sector of Greek manufacturing. The following powerpoint presentation aims to promote the significant prospects it offers for investments and the development of entrepreneurship.
Renewable Energy Sources in Greece have shown great progress during the last years and are considered one of the most challenging sectors for investments. The presentation file below is in English and aims at identifying business prospects and opportunities in this sector.
The Innovation Union Scoreboard 2010 is published; this new tool is meant to help monitor the implementation of the Europe 2020 flagship by providing a comparative assessment of the innovation performance of the EU27 Member States and the relative strengths and weaknesses of their research and innovation systems.
The 2010 Scoreboard draws on 25 research and innovation-related indicators and covers the 27 EU Member States, as well as Croatia, Serbia, Turkey, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland.
The Scoreboard places Member States into the following four country groups: