Special treatment sought on carbon emission costs
Greece is proposing recession-hit countries receive concessions under European Union environmental rules, hoping that it can curb the rising energy costs of its firms and improve their competitiveness. Greece’s crisis-battered firms may lose an additional 33,000 jobs through 2020, unless special provisions are introduced in EU carbon emission rules to lower the costs, the Energy Ministry said in a statement yesterday. The EU Commission already said on Wednesday it
Marketing Greece, the non-profit company set up to promote the country abroad, is inviting the Greek public to contribute ideas and submit their own experiences of the country through the discovergreece.com website, explaining the unique characteristics of the Greek destination to potential visitors.