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Athens Macedonian News Agency: News in English, 12-12-10

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  • [01] SEV's Daskalopoulos blasts govt's energy pricing policy
  • [02] Structural reforms will boost employment, Mitarakis says

  • [01] SEV's Daskalopoulos blasts govt's energy pricing policy

    AMNA -- Dimitirs Daskalopoulos, president of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), on Monday evening criticised the government's policy on energy, especially on issues regarding pricing and the cost of energy.

    "Tahoma","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:#0F1419; Speaking during the Federation's General Council Meeting, attended also by undersecretary for Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Asimakis Papageorgiou, Daskalopooulos said "what we ask form the government is not to systematically saw off the branch that can flourish."

    "Tahoma","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:#0F1419; He added that it was impossible for the country's industrial sector to boost competitiveness mainly because of new taxes imposed by the state on production, making it highly costly. amna mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:#0F1419;mso-ansi-language:EN-US; The SEV president specifically referred to a rushed decision by the Public Power Corporation (DEH) to go ahead with an increase in electricity rates for medium and high voltage industrial consumption.

    [02] Structural reforms will boost employment, Mitarakis says

    AMNA -- In today's globalised and highly competitive environment, the future belongs to those who prepare for it, Deputy Development Minister Notis Mitarakis said on Monday in an address to the "People in Crisis" event, organized in Athens by the Commercial and Industrial Chamber of Athens (EBEA) and a private firm.

    "Tahoma","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:#0F1419; The event looked into sky-rocketing jobless rates in Greece, as well as into the new employment and job market conditions.

    "Tahoma","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:#0F1419; Mitarakis stressed that structural reforms can lead to an increase in employment opportunities and that the government should create a solid framework to this direction, based on fiscal stability, liquidity, structural reforms, new investments and utilization of state assets. amna mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:#0F1419;mso-ansi-language:EN-US; Speaking during the same event, EBEA president Konstantinos Michalos, said that unemployment in Greece may even reach up to 30% at the end of the year. He said the notion of professional career is now taking on a new context which has to do with flexibility, initiative and challenge.

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