ECONOMY

Agenda

Monday Prime Minister George Papandreou to address a one-day conference held by the General Secretariat of Communications at 11 a.m., followed by a New Year’s cake-cutting ceremony at the Foreign Ministry at 12.30 p.m. Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou to take part in Eurogroup and ECOFIN meetings in Brussels today and tomorrow. Today’s agenda includes talks on stress tests to be held on banks and changes to the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF). Association of Realtors hold seminar at its offices at 5 p.m. regarding recently introduced energy efficiency standards for buildings. National Statistics Service (NSS) releases data on Greek merchant marine vessels construction activity for November and October 2010. More at www.statistics.gr. Infoquest, Greece’s largest IT company, to hold extraordinary shareholders meeting at its offices at 2 p.m. More info at www.infoquest.gr Tuesday Armenian President Serzh Sarksyan to pay official two-day visit to Athens. Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) to auction 500 million euros of 13-week treasury bills. More info at www.pdma.gr. Research company Statbank holds event on Greek commerce and local export companies at 1 p.m. at the Athinais complex in Votanikos. More details are available at www.statbank.gr Leisure and entertainment company Avenir holds repeat general assembly at its offices at 1 p.m. More info at www.avenir.gr Hellenic Coaching Association, a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC), to hold a presentation at Microsoft’s Innovation Center in Athens, 103 Kifissias Avenue, starting at 12.45 p.m. Wednesday Greek-Armenian business conference to take place at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, starting at 10.30 a.m. Armenian Finance Minister Tigran Davtyan among speakers. More info at www.acci.gr. National Statistics Service releases November data on industrial turnover and new industrial orders. More information is available at www.statistics.gr. Thursday Cold meats company Creta Farm to present business plan at the Grande Bretagne Hotel on Syntagma Square at 7 p.m. Telecoms regulator EETT to hold press conference on its 2011 action plan at its offices at noon. More info at www.eett.gr Friday Power plant builder Metka holds extraordinary shareholders meeting at its offices at noon. More info at www.metka.gr. NSS releases arrivals figures of non-residents for January to September, 2010, and data on new building materials prices for December of the same year. More info at www.statistics.gr. Saturday Pharmacy conference, focusing on entrepreneurship and communication, to be held at the Foundation of the Hellenic World, 254 Pireos Street, from 8.30 a.m. to 7 p.m.