Greece-based CEOs: Tourism - F&B services key areas of investor interest

Tourism and F&B services are the key areas of interest for investors seeking to place their money in Greece, according to market experts and professionals, who responded to a Metron Analysis report presented at the 1st InvestGR Forum held at the Hilton Athens on Tuesday.

A total of 80 percent of respondents said tourism and food services will attract investor interest to Greece, followed by education (47 percent); agriculture, forestry and fisheries (43 percent); energy (43 percent); and activities related to health and social welfare (43 percent).

The least interest, according to the findings, concerns wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles, and information and communication, both at 3 percent.

According to the same survey, two out of three CEOs said Greece’s reputation as an investment-friendly destination will improve in the next few years; eight in 10 said it is quite / very likely that the companies they represent will decide to invest in Greece in the future; six out of 10 revealed  that these investments have been scheduled for next year; one in 10 said their companies would be investing over 100 million euros.

At the same time, the overwhelming majority of respondents (90 percent) said a stable legal, regulatory and fiscal framework was vital for increased investment activity, followed by political stability and security (57 percent), and effective public administration (47 percent).

The data was presented this week during the event titled “InvestGR – Foreign Investments in Greece”, which kicked off with an opening address by Alternate Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas and included the participation of CEOs from leading companies operating in Greece, such as Fraport, Enterprise Greece, the European Investment Bank, Stanton Chase Athens, Eurobank, Athenian Brewery as well as academics, EU and government officials. Source: GTP Ας συνδεθούμε στο LinkedIn για να διαβάζετε πρώτοι τα άρθρα -->
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