ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

No service on the metro, Piraeus-Kifissia electric railway and on the tram, as unions start a 48-hour strike running through Tuesday. Taxis begin rolling 24-hour strikes. Hospital doctors begin a three-day stoppage to Wednesday. Journalists hold a 24-hour strike and a rally to Parliament at noon. Bar associations across the country announced a five-day abstention from work until Friday.

The parliamentary group of government coalition partner Democratic Left to hold a meeting.

Development Minister Evripidis Stylianidis and the Health Minister of Bavaria, Christine Haderthauer, along with German and Greek-German entrepreneurs who are visiting Greece, will meet Archbishop Ieronymos.

The Hellenic Association of Chemical Industries and the state?s General Chemical Laboratory are holding an event on ?REACH Registration of Substances 2013? at the Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry building, Odissou Square. (Info: www.haci.gr)

TUESDAY

Workers? unions GSEE and ADEDY and employers? unions ESEE and GSEVEE to hold a 48-hour strike through Wednesday. There will be no trains or ships, as well as no urban public transport in Athens and Thessaloniki. Taxis will also be on strike. Air traffic controllers will stop working between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Private doctors and dentists to stage a 48-hour stoppage, too. Unions will hold two rallies in central Athens starting at 10.30 and 11 a.m.

The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises holds an event on ?Production Reorganization and Technological Priorities,? at 3.30 p.m. at the Hellenic World Cultural Center, 254 Pireos, Athens. (www.sev.org.gr)

WEDNESDAY

Key vote in Parliament on austerity package.

Pharmacies will be closed due to a 24-hour strike. Duty pharmacies will be open. Journalists to hold a three-hour stoppage from 4-7 p.m. There will be no taxis, trains or ships, while Thessaloniki buses will hold a work stoppage from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Unions to hold a rally in central Athens at 5 p.m.

Listed companies EKTER and Paperpack Tsoukaridis to hold extraordinary general meetings.

Listed firm Eurobank Properties to announce its third-quarter results.

THURSDAY

Discussions on the state budget for 2013 begin at the plenary session of Parliament.

Blue-chip company Coca-Cola HBC to issue its third-quarter results at 8.30 a.m.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) to issue August data on construction activity.

The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE), Kantor management consultants and Transparency International Greece are holding a public debate on ?Tax System: Measures and Reform,? at the Athens Concert Hall, Vassilissis Sofias