Shipping Minister: New Cosco project in Piraeus key to future investments

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Shipping Minister: New Cosco project in Piraeus key to future investmentsGreat investment interest in 10 Greek regional ports

"The Cosco investment in Piraeus port is the key that will unlock future investments over the coming period in Greece," Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis said on Friday, addressing the Thessaloniki Summit 2019 held by the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece, ANA reports.

He said that relations between Greece and China are not limited to the port of Piraeus, noting that the recent opening of branches by two major Chinese banks in Athens proved that "there is much yet to come."

Referring to Greece's regional ports, Plakiotakis described them as a lever for growth in both local communities and on a national level, adding that the government was in talks with the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) so that it would be possible, through studies on their best use and sustainability, to improve the developmental role of each port on an individual basis. 

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