Saturday December 20, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
17o C
10o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Ministers discuss fuel smuggling crackdown

Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras, Development Minister Costis Hatzidakis and Merchant Marine Minister Costas Mousouroulis met on Friday to discuss a government drive aimed at curbing fuel smuggling.

Last year's increase in the consumption tax on heating oil helped has helped curb widespread fuel smuggling, worth an estimated 600 million euros annually, but the ministers agreed that more coordinated, and swifter, action needs to be taken to stamp out the scourge.

The installation of a system for controling the fuel outflow in pumps at gas stations in Athens and Thessaloniki is due to be completed by the end of March and its extension to gas stations across the country by March next year.

ekathimerini.com , Friday Jan 25, 2013 (14:33)  
Workers rush to get early retirement
Piraeus Containter Terminal goes from strength to strength
Moscovici: Creditor inspections to become less frequent and lighter
Property capital gains tax halt
Political upheaval sharpens after bribe claims with threats and insinuations
Greek MPs are to vote Tuesday in the second ballot of a three-phase presidential election amid a growing political crisis that has been sharpened by the bribery allegations of Independent Gr...
Environment Ministry to reconsider controversial bill
The government over the weekend appeared to backpedal on proposed amendments widely seen as compromising legislation protecting Greek forests as well as Plaka, Athenss old quarter. The bill...
Inside News
BASKETBALL
Explosive Barca unfazed by Panathinaikos, bomb scare
Panathinaikos lost 80-67 at home to Barcelona on Friday in a rather meaningless game at the end of the first group stage of the Euroleague, but the encounter will be remembered for the bomb ...
SOCCER
Abidal cuts short playing career at Olympiakos
Former France and Barcelona defender Eric Abidal announced his retirement from football on Friday, a day before his last match. Abidal said he will finish after playing for Olympiakos agains...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
The big picture
In his second term, US President Barack Obama is taking steps to enshrine his legacy and solidify Americas standing in the 21st century. His recent decision to normalize relations between t...
EDITORIAL
Get your facts straight
The danger that political discourse in Greece will sink to the basest levels of vulgarity is already more than apparent from the allegations we have heard bandied about over recent days. The...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. Political upheaval sharpens after bribe claims with threats and insinuations
2. Environment Ministry to reconsider controversial bill
3. Police gets new communications system
4. Most Greeks say they recycle daily
5. Probe into revenues of 2 mln euros in Halkidiki municipality
6. Changes on E9 property declarations possible until end-year
more news
Today
This Week
1. The big picture
2. Get your facts straight
3. Probe into revenues of 2 mln euros in Halkidiki municipality
4. Search under way for mastermind of bank-scamming gang
5. Heroin seized from Italy-bound orange shipment
6. Corinth-Patra highway traffic to be diverted
Today
This Week
1. Juncker warns Greeks against voting 'extreme forces' into power
2. Romanos and the dilemma
3. Samaras summons bond vigilantes with euro exit talk
4. A friendly yet firm message from Pierre Moscovici
5. Europe's drama in Greece needs final act to avoid tragedy
6. High stakes
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.