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Greek ships’ equipment makers and exporters have signed an MoU

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In a bid to enhance their export orientation and strengthen their collective position in the international market. Greek ships’ equipment makers and the country’s exporters have signed an MoU.

As part of the agreement, which has been on the table since  2019 the Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers and Exporters (Hemexpo) and the Greek Exporters Association (SEVE) aim to support outward orientation, promotion, training, and certification of industry businesses, as well as business networking (B2B) and their connection with foreign markets.

They will also highlight Greek manufacturing and industry as a strategic business partner at the international level and strengthen research and development in export sectors, as well as the transfer of industrial training to create a large pool of highly specialised labour.

Signed during the Thessaloniki International Fair mid- September by Eleni Polychronopoulou and Symeon Diamantidis, the Presidents of Hemexpo and SEVE respectively, Polychronopoulou, said: “Both organisations share the same primary focus – a business orientation that prioritises foreign markets. The goal is to boost the country's exports and I firmly believe the memorandum we signed will yield tangible results in both the short and long term.

“The two organisations will also address a crucial issue facing the country's productive sectors today, which is the lack of a sufficient number of highly specialized professionals. This shortage is a feature of almost every sector of the economy and must be addressed urgently."

Diamantidis emphasised the pivotal role played by both organisations in the Greek economy. He pointed out that one of their common characteristics is the exceptional prospects presented by the sectors they represent.  Furthermore, he highlighted how these prospects could be transformed into reality, resulting in high growth rates for the member companies of both organisations and increased added value for the Greek economy.

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