Greek business world demands more reforms
Initial moves by the center-right government in its first six months in power have contributed to consolidating confidence, laying the groundwork for attracting much-needed investments and strengthening the short-term prospects of the Greek economy, several leading businesspeople tell Kathimerini. Yet, they stress, many and innovative changes are needed for the economy to be set on a sustainable and long-term path of growth.
"The further strengthening of economic sentiment and of the economy's fundamentals in 2019 have increased expectations over the country's prospects for a robust economy with a strong growth rate," says Andreas Shamishis, chief executive officer at Hellenic Petroleum.
"Among the positive signs of the first few months of this government is the strategic shift toward a new energy policy based on renewable sources," notes GEK Terna chairman and CEO...