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Athens Macedonian News Agency: News in English, 13-01-22

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From: The Athens News Agency at <http://www.ana.gr/>

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  • [01] SYRIZA leader in USA on Tuesday
  • [02] Budget revenues up in first three weeks of January
  • [03] Henkel Hellas returns to Greek production

  • [01] SYRIZA leader in USA on Tuesday

    AMNA--Main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras will visit USA from 22-25 January. Tsipras who will be heading a SYRIZA delegation will visit Washington and New York in order to participate in a series of open events organised by Brookings Instituition and Columbia University in cooperation with Levy Institute.

    Moreover, Tsipras will also have a series of meetings with academics and politicians.

    [02] Budget revenues up in first three weeks of January

    AMNA--A reduction in heating oil consumption not only reduced state revenues but a 20 pct increase in budget revenues was recorded in the first 20 days of January, compared with the same period last year, Finance Alternate Minister Christos Staikouras said on Monday.

    Speaking in parliament, the minister said that revenues from heating oil sales totaled 44.5 million euros in the first 20 days of January, up from 37.1 million euros in January 2012, reflecting a sharp increase in a special fuel consumption tax, as heating oil sales plunged more than 80 pct in the same period. amna

    Revenues from heating oil totaled 38.9 million euros in the first 20 days of January, down 30 pct from the same period last year. Staikouras said a government plan to equating heating and diesel oil taxes resulted to only a small deviation from budget targets. "We set a goal of 1.34 billion euros and we collected 1.266 billion euros," he said.

    [03] Henkel Hellas returns to Greek production

    AMNA--Henkel Hellas will reintroduce production in Greece, in cooperation with Rolco Vianyl company, according to a press conference at a central Athens hotel on Tuesday.

    Henkel Hellas will be producing detergents and other cleaning products for the local market. It will include 50 product codes - related to the Dixan, Neomat and Bref labels - that currently cover 75 pct of the total turnover in home detergents and cleaning products in the Greek and Cypriot markets (by 7 million and 2.5 million items, respectively). amna

    The company plans to increase its present production by 20 pct, by reintroducing its super-concentrated detergents and softeners, as well as industrial cleaners.


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