Monday October 20, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
24o C
16o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Giving industry a helping hand

Greek industry is paying an inordinate amount of money to power its production units, raising yet one more issue that needs to be addressed as part of efforts to boost economic output.

It is ludicrous to believe that growth will return to Greece through exports while the country’s industry is being slammed by skyrocketing energy costs.

A small sector of heavy industry has not only managed to survive in this country but has also succeeded in excelling in terms of professionalism and competitiveness among its European peers. This vital part of the economy should not be allowed to sink any further than it already has due to the general problems being faced by all sectors of the economy.

The government must help it fight for its continued survival by making sure that it can afford to continue operating. You cannot demand exports and the creation of jobs on the one hand and choke the life out of the engine of the economy on the other.

ekathimerini.com , Tuesday February 12, 2013 (20:58)  
Stop moaning and get in the game
Exorcising the ghosts
Greece’s closed society is central to its current malaise
Between West and East
Health Ministry looking to hire 4,000 new staff
The Health Ministry wants to hire 4,000 permanent staff, including 1,500 state hospital doctors, next year. It made a written request to the Administrative Reform Ministry on Monday as appro...
Parliament´s draft budget sees reduction of some 2 mln euros
Parliament’s budget for next year has been reduced by almost 2 million euros to 139.9 million, according to a draft unveiled on Monday. Of the total amount, 20.5 million euros is for MPs’ pa...
Inside News
Fresh growth for banks buoys Athens benchmark higher
Greek stocks continued along the path toward recovery on Monday after the big sell-off observed last week, as banks appear increasingly confident ahead of the announcement of the stress test...
Greek 5-year yields rise 55 bps to 7.62 pct
German bunds advanced and Greek securities declined on Monday, extending losses that sparked a sell-off in the periphery last week. Greek five-year yields rose 55 basis points to 7.62 percen...
Inside Business
BASKETBALL
Reds lose to Nea Kifissia, search for new coach
Nea Kifissia recorded the biggest win of its short history in the top flight defeating Olympiakos 68-67 on Sunday, in a Basket League weekend marred by the abandonment of the Thessaloniki de...
SOCCER
OFI stuns Panathinaikos, Mitroglou hits twice
OFI Crete produced the upset of the week in Greek soccer beating Panathinaikos in Athens for only the second time in its history on Sunday, while PAOK stayed on top beating Atromitos at home...
Inside Sports
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
 RECENT NEWS
1. Health Ministry looking to hire 4,000 new staff
2. Parliament´s draft budget sees reduction of some 2 mln euros
3. Trial of GD members accused of 2012 attack postponed to April
4. Stavros Niarchos Foundation donates 26.8 million to social projects
5. Fresh growth for banks buoys Athens benchmark higher
6. Greek 5-year yields rise 55 bps to 7.62 pct
more news
Today
This Week
1. Greece must stick to reforms, says Schaeuble
2. Bakers encircle Thessaloniki's White Tower with giant 'koulouri'
3. Turkish vessel enters Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone
4. European leaders pivot back to debt crisis after wake-up call
5. Hardouvelis does not see 'big surprises' in ECB stress tests
6. Samaras to visit Cyprus on November 7, ahead of Egypt talks
Today
This Week
1. Possible third figure in Amphipolis mosaic may be uncovered shortly
2. Less haste, more focus
3. Greece to contribute 1 mln towards Gaza reconstruction
4. Greece nearing bailout exit, says gov't spokesperson after IMF talks
5. Istanbul skyscraper casts shadow over Greece's banking ambitions
6. Coalition shooting itself in the foot
   Find us ...
  ... on
Twitter
     ... on Facebook   
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.