EENI Global Business School

Business in Greece. Investments in the Balkans



Share by Twitter

Syllabus of the Subject

Greek Foreign Trade. Merchant Marine. Business in Athens (Greece)


  1. Introduction to the Hellenic Republic (EU)
  2. Economy of Greece: The largest merchant marine in the world
  3. Business in Athens
  4. Greek International Trade
    1. Pan-European Corridor IX (Finland-Greece)
  5. Investment in Greece
  6. Access to the Greek Market
  7. Business Plan for Greece


The goals of the subject “International Trade and Business in Greece” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Greek Economy and Foreign Trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Greek Market
  3. To analyze the trade relations of Greece with the country of the student
  4. To know the Greek free trade agreements as a member of the EU
  5. To develop a business plan for the Greek Market

Online Student Master in International Business


The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Greece” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate: European Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English + Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Grecia Study Doctorate in International Business in French Grece Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Grécia.

Foreign Trade and Business in the EU Countries

  1. Credits of the Subject “Doing Business in Greece”: 1 ECTS
  2. Duration: one week

EU, Masters, International Business Trade Masters adapted to Greek Students.

International Trade and Business in Greece

EU International Relations


Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

Greek Preferential Access and Trade Agreements:

  1. Greece and the European Economic Area / Orthodox Economic Area
  2. The EU
    1. As a member of the EU, Greece is a beneficiary of the EU Trade Agreements
    2. European Single Market
    3. The EU Services Directive
    4. European Digital Single Market
    5. Economic and Monetary Union
    6. European Customs Union
  3. Adriatic-Ionian Initiative
  4. Black Sea Economic Cooperation
  5. Regional Cooperation Council

European Single Market


Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO
    1. GATS
    2. Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    5. Agreement on Safeguards
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement
  2. WCO
    1. Kyoto Convention
  3. Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods
  4. Rotterdam Rules
  5. CMR Convention
  6. COTIF Convention
  7. BIC
  8. Chicago Convention (ICAO)
  9. IMO
    1. Convention for Safe Containers
    2. Istanbul Convention
  10. International Road Transport Union (IRU)
    1. TIR Convention
    Customs Convention on Containers - not a member
  11. ICC
  12. ICS
  13. CIM / CIT Rules

The EU and Their Institutions


European Trade and Economic Organizations of Greece

  1. The EU
  2. OSCE
  3. UNECE

Globalization and International Organizations

  1. UN
  2. OECD
    1. OECD anti-corruption measures
  3. WB
  4. WTO
  5. IMF
  6. Asia-Europe Meeting

Trans-European Transport Network Corridors (Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Italy)


The Hellenic Republic (Europe).

  1. Capital of Greece: Athens
  2. Other important cities: Thessaloniki, Piraeus, Patras, Heraklion and Lárisa
  3. Official Language of Greece: Greek
  4. Area of Greece: 131,957 km²
  5. Greek Population: 11 million people
  6. Type of Government: Parliamentary Republic
  7. Borders of Greece: Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Turkey

Religion in Greece: Orthodoxy (Christianity)

Orthodox Christianity, Ethics and Global Business

Greece belongs to the Orthodox Economic Area (European Economic Area).

  1. Greece became independent from the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) in 1830
  2. Greece, through the Roman empire, was the chrysalis of the Western Civilization


Economy of Greece.

  1. Greece is an advanced high-income Economy (WB)
  2. The Hellenic Republic has suffered a deep economic crisis since 2008, although everything seems to indicate that slowly begins to overcome its crisis
  3. Greece represents the 15th economy of the EU
  4. Greek GDP (nominal): 238,023 million dollars;
    1. Services: 85%
    2. Industry: 12%
    3. Primary Sector: 3%
  5. Greek GDP per capita: 21,623 dollars
  6. Currency of Greece: Euro
  7. Greece is a member of the EU since 1981
  8. Greece receives about 15.5 million tourists a year
  9. The Greek merchant marine is the largest in the world (4.5% of Greek GDP, 15% of the global cargo capacity)
  10. Other important Greek sectors are industrial production, foods, textiles, chemical products, mining and petroleum
  11. Headquarters of the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop): Thessaloniki

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)


Greek Foreign Trade.

  1. Greece is the main actor in the Balkans, with strong investments in Albania, Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia. Many of these investments are made into the banking sector
  2. Top Greek exports are petroleum, aluminum, electrical equipment, pharmaceutical products, plastics, vegetables, fruits
  3. Top Greek exports destinations are Italy, Germany, Turkey, Cyprus, Bulgaria
  4. The main Greek imports are petroleum, electrical equipment, pharmaceutical products, machinery
  5. Top suppliers of Greece: Germany, Italy, Iraq, China
  6. As a member of the EU, Greece is a beneficiary of the EU trade agreements with South Africa, Mexico, MERCOSUR, Chile, Colombia..


(c) EENI Global Business School (1995-2024)
We do not use cookies
Top of this page

Knowledge leads to unity, but Ignorance to diversity