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Greek Daily News 02/06/2024

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ECONOMY

-Debts amounting to only 5.5 billion euros have been settled by debtors with dues to the tax authorities, while the total overdue balance exceeds €107 billion, Kathimerini reported.

-Around 100,000 retirees have declared that they are working, Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Panos Tsakloglou stated in an interview with SKAI TV on Saturday.

-The Public Debt Management Agency will auction 52-week treasury bills on Wednesday. The T-bills will be in book entry form, to the amount of 500 million euros.

SHIPPING

-The Piraeus Port Authority’s (PPA) revenues stood at 45 million euros in the first quarter of 2024 compared to 43.9 million euros in the corresponding period of 2023, up 2.5%. Profit after tax for the first quarter that ended 31/03/2024 amounted to 13.8 million euros compared to 12.9 million euros, up 6.9%, the company said.

-One of the most prestigious financial institutions in the world acknowledged once again the worldwide importance of Posidonia 2024 and Greek shipping with the words: ‘Nasdaq Salutes Posidonia 2024 & Wishes All Participants Great Success! ‘ The sought-after digital advertising NASDAQ billboard is situated at the heart of New York’s iconic Times Square. Posidonia International Shipping Exhibition is held in Metropolitan Expo Athens on 3 to 7 June 2024. As a major hub for the Greek shipping industry and international transport experts, it attracts a wide array of exhibitors and visitors from around the world.

TOURISM

The annual exhibition for tourism accommodation professionals 100% Hotel, will be held on 9 to 11 November, 2024 at the Mediterranean Expo Center in Paiania in eastern Attica.

GENERAL

-Traffic regulations will come into force on Sunday (June 2) on tram lines 6 and 7 due to racing events, according to Urban Rail Transport (STASY).

-A tremor of 4.3 on the Richter scale was recorded off Kythnos island, on Sunday, at 11:53. According to the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, the epicentre of the tremor was located 83 kilometres northeast of Athens.