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Newsletter December 2011


Connecting With Investors Worldwide

Communicating with the global investment community is key to generating strong interest in Greece’s investment opportunities.

Greek Environment Minister Meets Chinese Investors
Environment, Energy and Climate Change Minister Yiorgos Papaconstantinou held meetings with China Investment Corporation (CIC) officials.

This is the first time the CIC, the world’s biggest state investment fund in charge of an investment portfolio of around 400 billion dollars, has held a meeting with a member of the Greek government.

The focus of the discussion was on Greece’s programme aimed at encouraging investment by simplifying the bureaucratic procedures currently in place.

One such programme discussed was the Helios alternative energy programme. Another point of discussion was the opportunities in the waste management infrastructure of Greece.

Invest in Greece at Hour of the Greek Economy Conference
Invest in Greece participated in the Hour of the Greek Economy Conference held December 14-15 in Athens by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. The Executive Chairman of Invest in Greece, Aristomenis (Aris) Syngros, spoke at the event, which draws the leaders of Greece’s public and private sectors, including the Prime Minister, as well as investors from around the world.