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Deputy FM Mardas participates in a Capital Link Int’l Investment Conference (New York, 14 December 2015)

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

The Deputy Foreign Minister for International Economic Relations, Dimitris Mardas, participated as a keynote speaker in a Capital Link international investment conference on “Investments in Greece,” which took place on 14 December, in New York.

In his speech, Mr. Mardas emphasized the stable political environment and set out the government’s new policies for attracting new foreign direct investments and promoting exports. He noted that Greece will need major investments in the coming years in order to achieve high growth rates. He referred to the government’s initiatives for creating a stable and favorable investment environment through streamlined bureaucracy and, mainly, the simplification of licensing procedures for investments.

Mr. Mardas also underscored Greece’s geostrategic position, which facilitates its becoming an energy and transit hub, referred to the positive prospects that exist in a number of sectors, including tourism, and called on investors to show confidence and invest in Greece.

In the context of the conference, Mr. Mardas had a number of meetings with investors who have invested in or are interested in investing in sectors of the Greek economy.

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