Opportunities for Doing Business in Greece

Dimitris Petropoulos

Counsellor at Greek Consulate in Chicago

Dimitris Petropoulos was born in Thessaloniki, in Northern Greece in 1969. He holds an LLB from the University of Thrace in Greece, an Executive MBA from the Athens School of Economics and Business, and has been an Erasmus Scholar of the European Union at the University of Essex, UK, where he read English and European Law. After military service and 6 years of legal practice in civil and commercial law, Dimitris entered the National School of Public Administration, a government training establishment for top civil servants. Graduating in 2002, he has served in economic and trade promotion roles in Greek Embassies in Bucharest, Romania, Berlin, Germany, and Kiev, Ukraine. In between he served in Business Development in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens. Dimitris is fluent in English, German and Russian and has a working knowledge of Romanian and French. He enjoys traveling, photography, and cooking.

Greece is a country in the Balkans situated in South Eastern Europe. Classified as an advanced and high-income economy, Greece is a developed country with a high ranking in the Human Development Index. The Greek economy consists of the service sector which contributes 85%, industrial sector which contributes 12%, and agricultural sector which contributes 3%. Greece offers access to fast-growing and prominent regional markets being a gateway to over 140 million consumers in the Eastern Mediterranean and Southeast Europe.  
  • Geographic Location
  • Greece as a Shipping and Logistics Hub
  • Tourism
  • Growth Sectors
  • Benefits of Starting a Business in Greece
  • Access to EU Markets
  • Customs and Regulations

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