Thursday, November 14th, 2002
Pierre Hotel, New York City


ELKE your investment partner in Greece

The Hellenic Center for Investment (ELKE) is the one-stop shop for foreign investors. Its mandate is to seek, promote and support foreign direct investment in Greece and international alliances with Greek companies.

ELKE investment project managers present the advantages of Greece as a business location, make known the existing investment opportunities and provide reliable, up-to-date information on the regulatory and institutional framework in Greece.

ELKE also supports investors during the implementation stage of their projects. This includes assistance in securing necessary licenses and support during all stages of the investment. Its services are provided without charge.

ELKE counsels investors on investment incentives on offer from both the Greek Government and the EU to ensure maximum utilization of cash grants, interest rate subsidies, tax allowances and other incentives. ELKE participates in the development of the national, institutional and regulatory framework on investment. It also handles applications on behalf of investors for capital incentives on offer by the Greek Government.

For further information contact:

The Hellenic Center for Investment
3 Mitropoleos St., 105 57 Athens, Greece
Tel.+30 210. 32.42.071-8 Fax +30




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American Hellenic Institute
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Delta Holding
Det Norske Veritas
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Dish Network
Holland & Knight LLP
Interbank of New York
John S. Latsis (USA) Inc.
Kallimopoulos, Loukopoulos, Chiotellis Law Firm
Laiki Bank
Marathon National Bank of NY
MacArthur Capital
Makkos Organization

Photronics, Inc.
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