ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

The 2015 winter sales begin at retail stores. They will last until the end of February.

The Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) will publish its latest report on the Greek economy, using December 2014 data.

Representatives of opposition party SYRIZA will visit the French Embassy in Athens to express the party’s sadness about the terrorist incidents in France last week.

The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBEA) hosts an event titled “The Contribution of Chambers to the Growth Prospects of Small and Medium-Sized Tourism Enterprises” at the Ermis Hall (6th floor, 7 Academias, Athens). Deputy Development Minister Gerasimos Giakoumatos will address the event, which starts at 3.30 p.m. (Info: 210.338.2415, www.acci.gr)

The National Documentation Center and the Praxi network hold a one-day event titled “Energy and Environment in Horizon 2020,” with the support of the European Commission and Greece’s General Secretariat for Research and Technology, at the National Research Foundation (48 Vassileos Constantinou, Athens) from 9.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. (Info: www.ekt.gr)

The Hellenic Institute of Production and Operations Management of the Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) holds a conference titled “From the Cost of Quality to Muda and Lean Manufacturing,” starting at 5.30 p.m. at the EEDE conference center (200 Ionias, Athens). (Info: 210.211.2000, [email protected])

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its latest data on car registrations.

TUESDAY

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras visits Komotini to make an election speech at the Komotini Music Hall at 7 p.m.

The United Nations Special Representative on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide begins a two-day visit to Nicosia.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its December data on its consumer price index (CPI).

WEDNESDAY

The Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) will auction three-month treasury bills to draw 625 million euros. The settlement date is this Friday.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its November figures on industrial import prices.

THURSDAY

The 4th International Conference on the European RECODE project, titled “Open Access to Research Data as a Driver for Open Science,” starts at the National Research Foundation (48 Vassileos Constantinou, Athens). To Friday. (Info: openaccess.gr)

Listed company GEKE will hold an extraordinary general shareholders meeting.

The European Business Awards (EBA) and RSM Greece hold an event in the presence of the British ambassador in Athens to announce Greece’s National EBA Champions for 2014/15. Starts at 7 p.m. at the Aigli venue in Zappeio, central Athens. (Info: 210.671.7733)

FRIDAY

The New Life Expowedding exhibition opens at the MEC exhibition center in Paiania, eastern Attica. To January 19. (Info: www.newlife-expo.gr)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its September figures on visitors to museums and archaeological sites, its October statistics on construction activity and its November data on agricultural and farming imports and exports and on the capacity of the Greek merchant fleet.

SATURDAY

The Athens Fashion Trade Show, including the Femmina fashion trade show and the Hellenic Shoe Fair, opens at the Metropolitan Expo center next to Athens International Airport. To January 20. The event has been brought forward by one week due to the following weekend’s general election. (Info: www.femmina.gr)

The Mostra Rota & Giftshow exhibitions open at the Metropolitan Expo center next to Athens International Airport. To January 20. (Info: www.mostrarota-giftshow.gr)

SUNDAY

Retail stores to open, as on the first Sunday of every sales period.