The CEOs in Greece have positive views on the future of the Greek economy, both in short and long term. And compared to the past years, their concerns about the government’s response to fiscal deficit and debt burden have been diminished.
In Greece, 48 CEOs from top companies in several sectors participated in the survey conducted in the last quarter of 2013. The results of the survey are comparative with the past three years.
I believe I have the obligation to weight my every action so that it contributes to the general economic recovery and has a positive impact to all activities affected either directly or indirectly by the decisions and requirements of the sector in which I operate.
If the country remains politically stable and focuses on its main goals, it is certain that we will once again witness a record year in Greek tourism.
The Greek-owned maritime fleet is one of the largest in the world, with over 3,000 vessels accounting for 18% of the world's fleet capacity. We believe there is a good argument that shipping’s importance to Greece ranks with the importance of tourism, which contributes 15% to the nation's Gross Domestic Product and employs about 660,000 people
The fundamental prerequisite for Greece to recover from the current crisis and, most importantly, to reclaim its rapid dynamism and maintain growth is political stability and a stable economic environment. Greece will then be able to regain trust internationally and confidence in the prospects of the Greek economy will be restored.