Thursday, 16 May 2013 - 11:12
Greeks seek to bolster business ties during PM´s China trip
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras left for an official visit to China on Wednesday to attract investments, boost the business and trade transactions and expand Greek-Chinese relations.
Samaras, will meet today in Beijing with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, who will host a dinner in his visitor´s honour. Later the Greek premier will speak to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
On Friday, Samaras will be received by China´s president Xi Jinping and afterwards meet with the chairman of the National People´s Congress of China Zhang Dejiang. Later he will address the Hellenic-Chinese Business Forum.
On Saturday the Greek premier will visit Hangzhou, where he will meet with the local governor and speak at the World Cultural Forum. Later in the day he will fly to Shanghai where he will hold talks with Shanghai mayor Yang Xiong and addresss a business Forum.
He will return to Athens late Sunday evening.
Mr. Constantine Michalos - President Union of Hellenic Chambers BUSINESS, Mr. Constantine Yannidis - President of Hellenic Chinese Chamber, Mr. Anastasios Tzikas - Managing Director of TIF- HELEXPO S.A, Mr. Peter Christodoulou - CEO National Bank of Greece, Mr. Constantinos Vousvounis - General Manager Global Corporate & Investment Banking of Eurobank, Mr. Spyridon Papaspyrou - Deputy Managing Director Piraeus Bank, Mr. Theodore Afthonides - Vice President & CEO AEGEAN BALTIC, Mr. Dimitris Anagnostopoulos - Board Member AEGEAN BALTIC, Mr. George Prokopiou - Founder & Chairman Dynagas BUSINESS, Mr. Symeon Palios - Director, CEO and Chairman of the Board Diana Shipping Inc./Diana Containerships, Mr. Alexandros Ioannou - Member of BOD Katogi Strofilia, Mr. Aris Kefalogiannis - CEO GAEA, Mr. Emmanouil Domazakis - Chairman & CEO CRETA FARMS, Mr. Ioannis Yiotis - President & Managing Director YIOTIS S.A. NOURISHING PRODUCTS INDUSTRY, Mr. Efstratios Marousis - International Business Director DELTA SA/VIVARTIA, Mr. Peter Papadakis - CEO MEVGAL SA, Mr. Achilleas Konstantakopoulos - President & CEO TEMES SA – Costa Navarino, Mr. Miltos Kambourides - CEO Dolphin Capital Investors , Mr. Andreas Stylianopoulos - President & CEO Navigator Travel & Tourist Services Ltd, Ms Maria Theophanopoulou - President & CEO Danae Travel & Media Group, will accompany the Prime minister in this official visit and will be meeting with businessmen in the country.
The list of delegation includes Mr Stylianos Stavridis President TAIPED,Mr Alkiviadis Kalampokis President & CEO HEPO, Mr. George Vernicos - President Vernicos Yachts, Mr. Alexandros Angelopoulos - Vice President Aldemar Group, Ms Mari Daskalantonaki - CEO DASKALANTONAKIS GROUP, Mr. Evripidis Dontas - President & CEO Selected Textiles, Mr. Petros Machas - Managing Partner MACHAS & PARTNERS, Mr. Thomas Gkiolmas - Director National Bank of Greece, Mr. Dimitrios Demos - Vice President President of Demos S.A, Ms Evelyn Bakinta - President Peza Union Crete, Mr Odysseas Athanasiou - Chairman of the Board Lamda Development, Mr Georgios Koutsoyannopoulos CEO Helic, Mr Athanasios Potsis - Senior Manager European Sensor Systems, Mr George Linatsas - Managing Director Axia Ventures Group, Mr Demosthenis Vatikiotis - General Manager ATCOM, Mr Dimitris Christakos - Managing Director SMARTEC, Mr Evangelos Chaidas - Chairman & CEO IKTINOS HELLAS SA, Mr Stylianos Karidakis - Export Manager IKTINOS HELLAS, Mr George Botzakis - Sales Manager BOTZAKIS SA, Mr Konstantinos Kouskoukis - Vice Chairman Greece- China Association, Mr Lucas Kranias - Chairman AVANTI FURS, Ms. Magda Laiou Member of the Board and Head of Incoming Committee HATTA BUSINESS.
Also Mr. Konstantinos Mitsiou - Chairman & CEO Amphitrion, Mr. Georgios Daskalakis - President & CEO Travel Plan, Mr. Thomas Roumpas - President Dionic S.A., Mr. Angelos Karakostas - General Manager Cosco Greece, Mr. Emmanouil Anastasiadis - Quality Assurance Manager Protofanousi Fruits S.A., Mr. George Kioleides - Vice President NIK KIOLEIDES S.A, Ms. Andromachi Zerzivili - Vice President AKTINA travel, Mr. Nodas Paschalidis - Vice President Kestrel IS, Mr. Ioannis Kantonias - Chairman EXALCO, Mr. Panagiotis Zeritis - Chairman Zeritis Group, Mr Marios Mitromaras - General Manager Asia êáé Deputy Managing Director Asia Pacific Intralot, Mr. Gerasimos Kalogiratos - CEO Capital Ship Management, Ms Irina Taka - General Counsel Capital Ship Management, Mr. Georgios Korontzis - Managing Director SOLUM PROPERTY SOLUTIONS, Mr. Panagiotis Tsigaridis - Managing Director LC Development, ChristinaElisavet Tsigaridi - LC Development, Dr Yiannis Avgerinos Lawyer - AVG Law, Mr. Georgios Fountoulis - President & CEO, Mr. Stavros Gatopoulos - CEO BIG SOLAR, Mr. Fokion Drossos - CEO & Co-founder Odyssey Travel Ltd, Ms. Afroditi Bleta - President Hellenic Chinese Center for Enterpreneurship, Mr. Nikolaos Koromilas - General Manager, China KLEEMANN, Mr. Kostas Peimanidis - Business Development Manager Agrovim S.A, Mr. Spyridon Andronikakis - General Manager &Credit Officer Alpha Bank, Mr Dimitrios Koukas - Managing Director OPTIMA Shipbrokers, Mr. George Kounelakis - Chairman ENA Investment Capital, travelled to China.