Greece-Germany Business Forum, Berlin

Restoring confidence and navigating for new trade, investment and start ups

April 5th 2016 • Berlin

George Stathakis, Greek Minister of Economy, development and Tourism is speaking in the Greece-Germany Business Forum on the 5th of April 2016 in Berlin.

stathakosAn opportunity has arisen for a shift and improvement in Greek-German relations after the third €86 billion Greek bailout package was approved by the European institutions earlier in 2015 and the recent recapitalization of the Greek banking system. Confidence needs to be restored in order to boost economic andtrade relations between Greece and Germany.

Today, Germany is among the principal foreign investors in Greece employing a workforce of approximately 29.000 and accounting for an annual turnover of some EUR 7 billion. Cabinet ministers, prominent business and financial leadersshall take part in an open and constructive dialogue aimed at improving the economic and business climate which will in turn help Greece get back on track following a long period of stagnation and deep recession.

The Greek minister of Economy, Development and Tourism, George Stathakis, will present the new Greek Legislative Framework for Development. The president of the Hellenic Bank Association, Louka Katseli will touch upon the recent re-capitalization of the Greek banking system and how this may contribute significantly to business.

Greek and German business counterparts shall have the opportunity to conduct one to one meetings to explore joint ventures and investment opportunities in the fields of tourismenergy,infrastructure and telecoms.

 

For more information and the detailed event agenda please visit the following link:

http://www.economist.com/events-conferences/emea/greece-germany-business-forum