Exports grow in H1, with China on the rise

Italy, Germany and Cyprus remained Greece's most important export markets in the first half of the year, in that order, preliminary data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) indicate, also pointing to a 42.7 percent increase in exports to China, raising that country's position from 16th place last year to 12th.

ForMin Manescu attends informal meeting in Helsinki, meets Mogherini, foreign counterparts

Romania's Foreign Minister Ramona Manescu attended a Gymnich informal meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Helsinki, Thursday and Friday, where she also had a meeting with the High EU Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.