Company openings in the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry came to three times more than closures in 2022, official figures showed this week.
Chamber President Sofia Kounenaki-Efremoglou said in an announcement that this development was possible despite the difficulties created by the energy crisis, inflation and rising interest rates, and confirmed that 2022 was a good year for the Greek economy and entrepreneurship in the country.
She said that a more encouraging fact was that the set-ups of societe anonymes increased further to 771 in 2022 from 589 in 2021. Official figures showed that company set-ups in the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry totaled 7,397, while deletes totaled 2,403 in 2022. In 2021, openings totaled 6,759 and closures 2,071.