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Business in Athens: not a catastrophe, but an opportunity
Greece returns business confidence. In February 2018, the international rating agency Moody’s raised the rating of the issuer of Greece from Caa2 to B3. The volume of foreign direct investment in Greece, according to the official Greece Agency Enterprise Greece, grew by 30% in 2017 compared to 2016 and reached 3.6 billion euros. Greece’s GDP has been growing for the fourth quarter in a row, and, according to forecasts of the European Commission, the Greek economy will continue to grow by 2.5% per annum in 2018 and 2019. The disposable income per capita, according to estimates of the European Central Bank (ECB), in 2017 increased for the first time in five years. Continue reading
Areas of Athens: where to look for real estate with potential
For Greece, the worst is over, says Deutsche Bank CEO John Krayan. “The light is finally visible at the end of the tunnel. The forecast for 2018 remains positive, but the road to full recovery will be long and difficult, ”the Greek publication Ekathimerini quotes him. The statistical agency published data on the dynamics of Greece’s GDP in 2017: for the first time after an eight-year recession, Greek GDP grew four quarters in a row. Continue reading
We buy a passport: the 10 most popular citizenship programs for investment
According to Knight Frank, a third of capital owners over $ 30 million have a second passport, and another third plan to acquire it in the future. Tranio talks about the 10 most popular passport programs: under what conditions can you obtain citizenship in another country?
Austria offers foreigners citizenship for special services, which include investments in the country’s economy: for example, the introduction of innovative technologies or the creation of a significant number of jobs. An Austrian passport gives an investor the opportunity to live not only in Austria, but also in Switzerland or in any EU country. Continue reading