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US$ 9.00mn
FDI inflows into India from April 2000 to December 2020

US$ 689.32mn

bilateral trade value for 2020-2021

13,389
Overseas Indians living in Greece

Schengen member

Greece is a member of the Schengen area, offering low cost access to a European Golden-Visa

Tourism

16,000 kilometers of coastline, more than 6,000 islands and islets, and a well-established tourism industry

Energy

Ample availability of renewable energy potential (wind, hydro, biomass, geothermal, solar & solar thermal) plus ongoing infrastructure projects

ICT

Information & Communications Technology investment from industry leaders such as Nokia-Siemens, Oracle and others

Agriculture

Food and food processing have been traditional strengths of the region with multi-national players operating in the area

Labour

Opportunities in farm, factory or construction workers or small entrepreneurs

India's Exports and Imports to Greece

Value in US$ Millions

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 360.84 335.68 381.07 433.87 503.37
2 %Growth -6.97 13.52 13.86 16.02
3 India’s Total Export 3,10,338.48 2,62,291.09 2,75,852.43 3,03,526.16 3,30,078.09
4 %Growth -15.48 5.17 10.03 8.75
5 %Share 0.12 0.13 0.14 0.14 0.15
6 IMPORT 127.75 111.03 121.95 96.11 144.02
7 %Growth -13.09 9.83 -21.19 49.86
8 India’s Total Import 4,48,033.41 3,81,007.76 3,84,357.03 4,65,580.99 5,14,078.42
9 %Growth -14.96 0.88 21.13 10.42
10 %Share 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.02 0.03
11 TOTAL TRADE 488.59 446.71 503.02 529.98 647.39
12 %Growth -8.57 12.61 5.36 22.15
13 India’s Total Trade 7,58,371.89 6,43,298.84 6,60,209.46 7,69,107.15 8,44,156.51
14 %Growth -15.17 2.63 16.49 9.76
15 %Share 0.06 0.07 0.08 0.07 0.08
16 TRADE BALANCE 233.09 224.66 259.13 337.77 359.35
17 India’s Trade Balance -1,37,694.93 -1,18,716.67 -1,08,504.60 -1,62,054.83 -1,84,000.33

 

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Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    Waters, incl. min. waters & aerated waters, cont. added sugar/oth. sweeteni … (220210)
    Whiskies (220830)

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    Carcasses/half-carcasses of bovine animals, fresh/chilled (020110)
    Carcasses/half-carcasses of swine, fresh/chilled (020311)
    Meat of bovine animals, fresh/chilled (excl. of 0201.10), bone-in (020120)
    Meat of bovine animals, fresh/chilled, boneless (020130)
    Meat of swine (excl. carcasses/half-carcasses/hams/shoulders & cuts thereof ), fresh/chilled (020319)
    Meat of swine (excl. carcasses/half-carcasses/hams/shoulders & cuts thereof ), froxen (020329)

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    Bread, pastry, cakes, biscuits & oth. bakers’ wares n.e.s. in Ch.19, whethe … (190590)

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    Maize (corn), other than seed (100590)
    OTHER WHEAT AND MESLIN (100199)

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    Chocolate & oth. food preps. cont. cocoa (excl. of 1806.20-1806.32) (180690)

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    Cheese (excl. of 0406.10-0406.40) (040690)
    Fresh (unripened/uncured) cheese, incl. whey cheese, & curd (040610)
    Milk & cream, concentrated (excl. in powder), unsweetened (040291)
    Milk & cream, not concentrated/sweetened, fat content by wt. >1% but not >6 … (040120)

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    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Sauces & preps. therefor, n.e.s.; mixed condiments & mixed seasonings, n.e. … (210390)

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    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Prepared foods obt. by the swelling/roasting of cereals/cereal prods. (190410)

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    BANANAS FRSH OR DRIED (080390)
    Potatoes other than seed potatoes, fresh/chilled (070190)
    Potatoes, prepd./presvd. othw. than by vinegar/acetic acid, frozen, other t … (200410)

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    Crustacean – Frozen, shrimps and prawns, excluding cold water varieties, in shell or not, smoked, cooked or notbefor or during smoking, in shell, cooked by steaming or boiling in water
    Fish – Fresh or chilled, atlantic salmon (Salmon Salar) and danube salmon (Huncho Huncho) Excluding fillet, livers, roes and other fish meat
    Fish preparation – tunas, skipjack and atlantic bonito (sarda spp.) prepared or preserved, whole or in pieces (but not minced)
    Molluses – Cuttle fish and squid, whether in shell or not, frozen, dried, salted, in brine or smoked, cooked or not before or during the smoking process
    Molluses – Octopus (Octopus spp.) frozen, dried, salted, in brine or smoked, cooked or not before or during the smoking process

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Minerals

    Aluminium – Export: €1,614,661,442 (2018)

    Aluminium Ore and Alumina – Export: €149,547,825 (2018)

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    Production: 1,927,150 tons

    mc.org.pl

    Production: 1,087,800 tons

    wmc.org.pl

    Production: Lignite-37,802,600 tons

    wmc.org.pl

    Export: €607,329,210 Euros (2018)

    statistics.gr

    Export: € 25,235,407 (2018)

    statistics.gr

    Production: 547,140 tons

    wmc.org.pl

    Export: € 662,990  (2018-cast iron, sponge iron, alloys 2018)

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    Export: € 36,473,012 (2018)

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    Production: Magnesite – 442,680 tons

    wmc.org.pl

    Export: € 132,225 (2018)

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    Production: 932,950 tons

    wmc.org.pl

    Export: € 51,871,202 (Petroleum and asphalt mineral oils, raw 2018)

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    Silver & Platinum
    Export: € 1,123,285 (2018)

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    Export: € 35,798,055 (2018)

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    Export: Stannum – € 269,689 (2018)

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    Export: €1,446,206 (2018)

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priority sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Greece
  • Aluminium foil
  • Cotton
  • Iron and steel
  • Mineral fuels, mineral sulphur,
  • Lime & cement
  • Machinery and mechanical appliances
  • Edible fruit and nuts
  • Building stones – mainly marble and travertine
  • Ships, boats and floating structures
India's top export to Greece
  • Aluminium
  • Organic chemicals
  • Fish and crustaceans
  • Iron and steel
  • Plastic
  • Coffee, tea, spices
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers
  • Machinery and mechanical appliances
  • Medical or surgical instruments
  • Automobiles and automobile components
  • Carpets and other floor coverings
  • Leather goods
  • Paint
  • Paper and paperboard

Bilateral Investors

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