ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY Eurobank EFG holds an extraordinary shareholders meeting at its head office at 1 p.m. The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) is to publish data on November industrial production index. It is also scheduled to release figures on visitors to museums and archaeological sites in September 2010. (Info: www.statistics.gr) Officials from the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change are to meet Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis at the ministry at 5 p.m. Deputy Regional Development and Competitiveness Minister Dinos Rovlias is scheduled to meet with baking industry representatives at 12.30 p.m. to discuss the price of bakery products. Regional Development and Competitiveness Ministry officials will present ESPA programs digi-retail and digi-content at the offices of the Professional Chamber of Thessaloniki at 6 p.m. (Info: www.eeth.gr) Buses, trolley buses and trams will not operate in Athens between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. due to a work stoppage. The metro and the Piraeus-Kifissia electric railway will not run between noon and 4 p.m. TUESDAY The Public Debt Management Agency is to auction 1.5 billion euros of six-month treasury bills. Spanish company SEGITTUR presents a program titled «European Senior Tourism» at the Athenian Callirhoe Exclusive Hotel at 11 a.m. The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish data on the Greek consumer price index and the country’s EU-harmonized consumer price index for December. (Info: www.statistics.gr) German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives on Cyprus for a one-day visit. She is scheduled to meet with Cyprus President Dimitris Christofias. Hungarian Ambassador to Greece Jozsef Toth is to present Hungary’s priorities during the country’s six-month presidency of the European Union at the European Commission’s Athens office at noon. (Info: http://ec.europa.eu/ellada/index-el.htm#) Merrill Lynch holds a press conference on its strategic choices for 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens. WEDNESDAY The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) presents proposals on the development of the industry at noon at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens. (Info: www.sete.gr) THURSDAY The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) will hold a discussion on immigration and the economic crisis at Ianos bookstore in central Athens at 6 p.m. (Info: www.eliamep.gr) The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) publishes October unemployment data. (Info: www.statistics.gr) The Andreas Papandreou Institute of Strategic and Development Studies (ISTAME) holds an event addressing reforms in the European Union’s financial system and the lessons to be learnt from the crisis at the Athens Concert Hall at 7 p.m. EU Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier, Finance Minister Giorgios Papaconstantinou and Vassilis Rapanos, chairman of the Hellenic Bank Association, are among the speakers. (Info: www.istame.gr) FRIDAY Sales agents for Greek betting monopoly OPAP could launch a two-day strike to protest the way they are taxed. The OPAP sales agents’ union said its board will meet on Wednesday, January 12, to decide whether or not to hold the two-day strike. The Hellenic Wind Energy Association holds an event to celebrate the new year, starting at 8.30 p.m. at the King George Palace Hotel in Athens. (Info: www.eletaen.gr) SATURDAY Winter retail sales begin and run through the end of February.