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Aug 09, 2021

Resilience in adversity

Just as it emerged from a 10-year recession and exited the International Monetary Fund rescue plan, Greece found itself facing financial turmoil anew from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that has paralyzed economic activity and travel across the world. To survive, Greece drew on the harsh lessons it learned over the past decade.

Greece 2021 / Automotive
Aug 09, 2021

Toyota leaves competition behind in Greece

Except for three years, Toyota has commanded the largest share of the Greek market since 2000, thanks to effective brand awareness campaigns and aggressive expansion of its dealer network. Despite the protracted economic crisis, between 2010 and 2019, the company increase...

Greece 2021 / Food & Beverage
Aug 09, 2021

Green innovation bears fruit for Greek peach exporters

With an output of 300,000 tons a year, Greece is the largest exporter of tinned peaches in the world. Having adopted the latest green technology and sustainable practices, the Greek Canners Association wants to strengthen its connections with Japan, a country where prote...

Greece 2021 / Law Firms
Aug 09, 2021

Tsibanoulis & Partners Law Firm: Expert guide, strong advocate

Although the country has long surmounted a protracted economic recession and is expanding its privatization program, Greece still suffers from an image problem. Perhaps still traumatized by the huge fallout from the 2008 financial crisis, some foreign investors remain hes...

Greece 2021 / Pens & Stationery
Aug 09, 2021

Matalon writes the formula for success for Pilot Pens

As the sole distributor of Pilot pens in Greece, Matalon S.A., established in 1949, is particularly proud of its origins. Headed by women for three generations now, the Greek company traces its partnership with the 105-year.old Japanese pen maker and stationery giant to a...

Greece 2021 / Pharmaceuticals & Medical Technology
Aug 09, 2021

Cana Laboratories ventures into medical cannabis market

Thanks to vast expertise derived from centuries of tradition and an openness to new ideas, the Greek pharmaceutical industry is among the country's most resilient sectors. Founded in 1928 by Costas Kanaroglou, Cana Laboratories has remained a highly respected and importan...

Greece 2021 / Hospitality
Aug 09, 2021

Angsana Corfu: a global luxury brand opens newest resort overlooking Ionian sea

Following a prolonged delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Banyan Tree Group opened on June 15 its very first flagship property in Europe, Angsana Corfu in Greece. The Angsana brand is about allowing all guests to fully immerse themselves in the rich culture of the ...

Greece 2021 / Blog
May 08, 2021

Greece looks beyond the EU thanks for partnership with Japan

The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement created the world's largest trade zone made up of more than half a billion people. Since the EPA came into force in 2019, businesses and citizens of Greece and Japan immediately felt the agreement's positive impact, particularly...

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