Greece in America: Newsletter, December 2017


Greek Day at NYSE
Within the context of the 19th Annual Greek Investor Forum, the New York Stock Exchange and Capital Link organized a special “Greek Day at NYSE”, on December 12. It featured Greek Government Officials and executives representing companies listed in the US stock market. The New York Stock Exchange flew the Greek flag on Wall Street and the Greek Minister of Finance Euclid Tsakalotos rang “The Closing Bell”, ending the day’s trading session.

The 19th Annual Greek Investor Forum, organized in New York City on December 11, attracted more than 1350 participants from Greece, Europe and the United States, among which government and business leaders and top executives from the investment, financial and business communities. The Minister of Economy & Development Dimitris Papadimitriou, the Minister of Finance Euclid Tsakalotos and the Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura spoke at the Forum, while Ambassador Haris Lalacos delivered the opening remarks.

Greece is returning to a period of economic growth and becomes an attractive investment and business destination. Representatives of the Greek government and Prime minister Alexis Tsipras (in a recorded message) presented the developments and reforms in the Greek economy, as well as the Greek government program for the economy and investments.

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