ECONOMY

Agenda

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MONDAY

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias travels to Brussels for a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.

The Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts an event on “Taxes for the Citizens or the Unions? Greece’s historic tradition against taxation.” Starts at 5.30 p.m. at the Georgios Kasimatis Hall, 1 Loudovikou, Piraeus. (Info: www.pcci.gr)

The Embassy of the United States of America in Athens and its Consular Section, the US Consulate General in Thessaloniki, and all US Government offices in Greece will be closed in observance of Presidents’ Day, marking the birthdays of US Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.

TUESDAY

The union of port employees begins a 48-hour strike.

Health Minister Andreas Xanthos to meet European Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis in Brussels.

The Anatolia College of Thessaloniki and its alumni association in Athens are organizing a public debate on “Megacities: The New Roles of Cities in the Context of Globalization.” The mayors of Athens, Giorgos Kaminis, and Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris, will be keynote speakers. At the Benaki Museum, 138 Pireos, Athens, at 7 p.m. Admission is free. (Info: 210.380.3936, [email protected])

Capital Link holds a ceremony for its Shipping Leadership Award 2016, presented to the Tsavliris Salvage Group. At 1.30 p.m. at the Divani Caravel Hotel, 2 Vassileos Alexandrou, Athens. (Info: 210.610.9800, [email protected])

The Center for Mediterranean, Middle East and Islamic Studies (CEMMIS) of the University of the Peloponnese is organizing a lecture by the Co-President of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), Salih Muslim on “The Kurdish Issue and the War in Syria.” At 6.30 p.m. at the Institute of International Relations (3-5 Hill, Plaka, Athen)s. The lecture will be in Kurdish with Greek translation. (Info: www.cemmis.edu.gr)

The Macedonian Department of the Hellenic Management Association (EEDDE) organizes its 9th Corporate Social Responsibility event at the The Met Hotel in Thessaloniki. (Info: www.eede.gr)

WEDNESDAY

Public school teachers hold a work stoppage from noon.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to hold meetings with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Brussels.

Eurobank Alternate Chief Executive Officer Stavros Ioannou holds a press conference on the 4th competition of Enter-Grow-Go (EGG) at 11 a.m.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) publishes its December data on farming and agricultural imports and exports, and the January readings of its consumer price index.

Athens-listed Viohalco holds an extraordinary general meeting in Brussels.

THURSDAY

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attends the European Council meeting of EU leaders in Brussels. To Friday.

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce holds a Labor & Insurance debate on “Are Sustainability and Benefit Sufficiency Possible in Social Security?” At the Golden Room of the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Syntagma Square, Athens, with the participation of Labor Minister Giorgos Katrougalos. From 9.30 a.m. (Info: www.amcham.gr)

The Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) presents its annual report on Entrepreneurship in Greece 2014-15, at noon at 11 Tsami Karatassou, Athens. (Info: www.iobe.gr)

Listed firm ELVAL holds an extraordinary general meeting.

FRIDAY

ATHEX blue chip Coca-Cola HBC issues its 2015 results at 9 a.m.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) releases December data on industrial turnover and the Greek merchant fleet’s capacity.

Listed company Koumbas holds a meeting of shareholders.