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Inflation in Greece at 11.6% in July, with natural gas to strike +178.9%

Inflation in Greece slowed to 11.6% in July compared to 12.1% in June 2022. However, housing and transport costs rose sharply, while the natural gas hit an increase of 178.9% Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) remained at record high levels in July, rising by 11.6% year-on-year, though it did slow …

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Six fires destroyed over 13,000 hectares in July; Fire Warning Aug 3-5

Wildfires and forest fires destroyed more than 13,000 hectares of forest and woodland in northern Greece, Attica, the eastern and southern islands of the Aegean Sea, the central mainland and the Peloponnese in the month of July, the “Flame” research team of the National Observatory of Athens said on Tuesday. …

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Corinth Canal records 200 crossings since reopening on July 4

Some 200 crossings through the Corinth Canal have been recorded since it reopened on July 4. The managing company of the Canal sees the number of crossings to have reached over 6,500 by October. The Canal reopened after substantial landslides over the last couple of years and the completion of …

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Greece-Bulgaria natural gas IGB pipeline in operation by end of July

The Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) natural gas pipeline will start its operation by the end of July, Environment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas. The IGB pipeline will have the capacity to transport 3 billion cubic meters of natural gas, with option to upgrade to 5 billion cubic meters, the minister said. He …

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Corinth Canal to reopen for shipping in July following repair works

The Corinth Canal will reopen for ships in July, the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations SA (HCAP) said on Wednesday. The reopening will be temporary, though, over the summer and will shut down again for a few months in autumn in order to complete repair works and stabilize the …

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