Posidonia: From green to gender issues

Next month’s Posidonia, back in physical form for the first time since 2018, will offer visitors to the global shipping fair a multitude of conferences and forums at the Metropolitan Expo center, on topics ranging from the energy and digital transition of the industry to gender diversity in shipping.

BoC sees its profits grow in Q1 2022

Bank of Cyprus group on Thursday announced a net profit of 21 million euros for the first quarter of 2022, compared to a net profit of €8 million in the first quarter of 2021.

Titan cements its presence in the US

Titan Cement Group is further strengthening the capacity of its facilities in the US market, at the cement importing terminal in Norfolk, Virginia.

Cosmetics industry to make up for some ground lost

The cosmetics industry in Greece is bracing for a rebound this year, as the association of the sector’s company (PSBAK) expects turnover to post a 4.5% annual increase in 2022 while remaining well below pre-pandemic figures.

Greek business turnover posts major increase in Q1

Greek enterprises’ turnover grew by almost 22.2 billion euros in the first quarter of 2022, totaling €88.28 billion, from €66.11 billion in the same period last year, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Tuesday.

Karelia partnership with German firm Dannemann

Greek manufacturer and distributor of tobacco products Karelia will be exclusively distributing a selection of Dannemann tobacco products in Greece as of June 1, Karelia announced on Monday.

Astir plots fetch €500 million

The sales of 13 plots for villas next to Astir Beach in Vouliagmeni, southern Athens, have fetched revenues in excess of 500 million euros, agreed or already signed for in contracts.

Business development incentives bill tabled

Finance Minister Christos Staikouras on Monday tabled the draft law “Incentives for Business Development, Through Partnerships and Corporate Transformations,” which is a reform of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (Greece 2.0), in Parliament.

Greek-Swedish forum at Benaki Museum

The 7th Business Forum Greece-Sweden, titled “Climate Action: Challenges and Solutions,” will be held on Thursday, May 19 in Athens, in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden in Greece, the Hellenic-Swedish Chamber of Commerce announced on Friday.

Titan Cement prices jump 20% in last few months

The management of Athens-listed company Titan Cement has resorted to successive hikes in the prices of its products in order to deal with the increase in production costs due to the rise in energy prices and the charges of the supply chains (transport, logistics, procurements etc).