ECONOMY

AGENDA

MONDAY – Agriculture Minister Giorgos Drys chairs a meeting of EU agriculture ministers in Brussels. Top of the agenda are amended proposals by EU Commissioner for Agriculture Franz Fischler, on the revision of the Common Agricultural Policy. – Europartners in cooperation with the Merchant Marine Ministry and the National Greek Tourism Organization (GNTO) will hold a conference on «Maritime Tourism in Greece: Developments and Perspectives.» Merchant Marine Minister Giorgos Anomeritis will make the opening address. At the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP). For further information, tel 210.922.1254. – Cyprus Airways pilots likely to hold 24-hour strike. TUESDAY – Federation of Greek Industries (SEV) Chairman Odysseas Kyriakopoulos and the chairman of Europe’s Union of Industrial and Employers’ Confederations (UNICE), Georges Jacobs, meet with Prime Minister Costas Simitis to discuss UNICE’s priorities. Press conference to follow. – Hellenic-German Chamber of Commerce Industry and the Development Ministry hold a two-day conference on «Environmentally Friendly Power Production in Greece – Photovoltaic Energy.» Development Minister Akis Tsochadzopoulos and German Finance Minister Rezzo Schlauch to attend. At the Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens. For further information, tel 210.641.9025. WEDNESDAY – Exhibition of farming equipment and materials Agrotica 2003 opens at the Helexpo fairground in Thessaloniki. The exhibition will focus on «Greek Agriculture in 2010.» To Sunday. THURSDAY – Hellenic Technical Chamber (TEE) holds the Fourth International Exhibition Heleco 2003 on «The Technology of the Environment.» At Helexpo, Maroussi. To Sunday. For further information, tel 210.725.7693 or visit www.heleco.gr. – Sixteenth «Foods and Beverages» exhibition opens at the Mediterranean Exhibition Center (MEC) in Athens. To February 3. For further information, tel 210.724.3416.