ECONOMY

Agenda

Tuesday Betting company OPAP, Alpha Bank and Fourlis, the Greek franchise owner of Swedish furnishing group Ikea, to unveil first-half earnings figures. Economy and Finance Minister Yiannis Papathanassiou scheduled to meet with representatives of several workers’ and employers’ groups at the ministry. Appointments include meetings with the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE), Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EVEA) and the General Confederation of Greek Small Businesses and Traders (GSEVEE). Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) meets at 11 a.m. to discuss the corruption issue raised by Periklis Korovesis. General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) representatives to meet with PASOK leader George Papandreou at 10 a.m. Wednesday Piraeus Bank, ATEbank, refinery Motor Oil and Sarantis, a Greek maker and distributor of household goods, to report H1 earnings throughout the day. National Scientific and Business Council on the Influenza Pandemic meets to discuss the possibility of swine flu cases at schools. Greek National Union of Prefectural Local Authorities (ENAE) meets at 11 a.m. Thursday Public Power Corporation, EFG Eurobank, Hellenic Petroleum, cement company Titan, jewelry group Folli-Follie and retailer Sprider Stores are scheduled to report their first-half profit figures. The fourth meeting of Oncology Surgery will take place from August 27 to 30 at the Galini Wellness Spa & Resort at Kamena Vourla. For details, call 210.988.0032 or log on to www.ets.gr. The sixth international congress on «New Horizons in Industry and Education,» is to take place Thursday and Friday at the Belonio Cultural Foundation Center on Santorini. For further information, call 210.621.8753 or log on to http://nhibe2009.teicrete.gr. Thessaloniki Mayor Vassilis Papageorgopoulos chairs a meeting of the region’s business and professional groups in view of the Thessaloniki International Fair from September 5 to 13. Friday National Bank of Greece reports second-quarter earnings after the close of trade on the Athens bourse. Other companies expected to show first half-figures are Aegean Airlines and insurer Aspis Pronoia. National Statistical Service to release data on July’s producer price inflation. Athens Institute for Education and Research is hosting the second international symposium on Agricultural Research which is to take place from August 28 to 31 at the St George Lycabettus Hotel. For further information, call 210.363.4210 or log on to www.atiner.gr.