INDUSTRY

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ECONOMY

Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday that the next version of its Transit van for the European market will go into production in Turkey in 2023 and include fully electric and hybrid variants along with the combustion-engined version.


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BUSINESS

Six candidates have expressed their interest in a tender to buy Larco General Mining & Metallurgical Company assets, including the leasing of the mining complex in Larymna.


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ECONOMY

After six years of no progress and processes that went back and forth without result, the Hellenic Vehicle Industry (ELVO) could finally become a lever for growth for Greece’s economy, especially in the country’s north, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said on Tuesday. 

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ECONOMY

Denmark’s coronavirus-driven mink cull has put the fur business in a spin, with industry officials expecting fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton, Dior and Fendi to snap up fox and chinchilla to fill the gap. 

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ECONOMY

Greece stands fourth worldwide in the export of marble blocks and slabs, shipping 76% of its production to 120 countries, the president of the Macedonia-Thrace Association of Marble Businesses, Julie Chaida, said this week. 


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IMAGES

New public-private partnership infrastructure projects budgeted at a total 500 million euros are expected to revive the Greek construction sector after almost three years of diminished activity, especially as far as large-scale projects are concerned. The two most important projects are in northern Greece: The upgrade of Thessaloniki’s eastern inner ring road alone will cost €370 million. The financial adviser of the project will be chosen soon, paving the way for the publication of a competitive tender. However, actual work on the project, also known as “The Flyover” is not expected to begin until early 2022.



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ECONOMY

Despite the chronic ailments of the debt-racked Hellenic Aerospace Industry (EAB), the government has hopes that a team of experts can help boost its efficiency and even harness its potential for innovation. 

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ECONOMY

European battery makers are gearing up to take advantage of massive “green” stimulus packages unveiled since the coronavirus pandemic, though many acknowledge it will be tough to match the Asian giants that dominate the mainstream market.


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ECONOMY

The French-Greek Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIFHEL) is organizing an event on Thursday with Finance Minister Christos Staikouras as the keynote speaker at the Hilton Athens Hotel.