Cyprus-Russia tax treaty under discussion in August

Cyprus-Russia tax treaty under discussion in August

There is one further discussion to be held between Russian and Cyprus negotiators in August, sources close to the negotiations told the Cyprus Mail on Friday. It is still possible for Cyprus to obtain changes to the terms proposed by Moscow, the sources said, because a draft has not yet been finalised. Cyprus negotiators are seeking to have exceptions made to the 15 per cent t...
Business Monday, 03 August, 2020
Economic Sentiment Improved In July, Driven By Confidence Boost In Services

Economic Sentiment Improved In July, Driven By Confidence Boost In Services

The University of Cyprus’ Economic Research Centre released its monthly bulletin, revealing that the economic sentiment in Cyprus improved as the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI-CypERC) increased by 4.5 points compared with June 2020, driven by confidence improvements in services and among consumers. The bulletin further stated that the increase in the Services Confide...
Business Friday, 31 July, 2020
Cyprus industrial production value and employment increased in 2018

Cyprus industrial production value and employment increased in 2018

Cyprus industrial production value and employment in the sector increased in 2018 by 11.4% and 7% respectively on an annual basis, data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service on Monday show. In particular, according to the results of the Survey on Industrial Production 2018, employment in the broad industrial sector increased in 2018 by 7.0% to 38.2 thousand compared to 35...
Business Tuesday, 07 July, 2020
Commission approves Cyprus’ airlines incentive scheme

Commission approves Cyprus’ airlines incentive scheme

THE EUROPEAN Commission has approved a €6.3 million Cypriot incentive scheme towards airlines affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework. Under the scheme, the support will take the form of direct grants of up to €800,000 per company and will be accessible in a transparent manner to all interested airlin...
Business Friday, 03 July, 2020
Slight Increase In Monthly Earnings Of Cyprus Employees In Q1 2020

Slight Increase In Monthly Earnings Of Cyprus Employees In Q1 2020

The average gross monthly employee earnings for the first quarter of 2020 (€1,956) marked a 3.3% increase from the corresponding quarter of 2019 (€1,894), according to provisional data released by Cystat. Τhe average gross monthly earnings during the first quarter of 2020, seasonally adjusted, are estimated at €2.019 and compared to the fourth quarter of 201...
Business Tuesday, 30 June, 2020
Eurobank, Kedipes report strong 2019

Eurobank, Kedipes report strong 2019

In announcing its results for the last quarter of 2019, showing improvements across several metrics including profits and capital adequacy, Eurobank this week said it stands ready to withstand the ongoing crunch due to the coronavirus and help the community rebuild. For 2019 the lender posted profits of €44.5m compared to €42.5m in 2018. It said its capital adequacy ...
Business Saturday, 09 May, 2020
Trade Deficit At €479.5 million For January 2020

Trade Deficit At €479.5 million For January 2020

In January 2020, based on data released by Cystat, total imports were €699.6 mn as compared to €823.5 mn in January 2019. Imports from other EU Member States in January 2020 were €475.7 mn as compared to €375.7 mn in January 2019. Imports from Third Countries in January 2020 were €22.9 mn as compared to €447.9 mn in January 2019. Total exports in ...
Business Tuesday, 05 May, 2020
Standard & Poor’s affirms Cyprus’ growth prospects, highlights risks from virus

Standard & Poor’s affirms Cyprus’ growth prospects, highlights risks from virus

Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings affirmed on Friday its `BBB-/A-3′ long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit rating on Cyprus with a stable outlook.According to the report, the stable outlook incorporates Cyprus` robust growth prospects, improving public debt dynamics, and track record of running budgetary surpluses. It also takes into acc...
Business Monday, 09 March, 2020
New Study: AI Helps Organizations Grow Profits 80 Percent Faster

New Study: AI Helps Organizations Grow Profits 80 Percent Faster

Organizations that are adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies in finance and operations are growing their annual profits 80 percent faster, according to a new study from Enterprise Strategy Group and Oracle. The global study, Emerging Technologies: The competitive edge for finance and operations, surveyed 700 finance and operations leaders across ...
Business Friday, 21 February, 2020
European Commission And European Investment Fund Launch €75 Million Blueinvest Fund

European Commission And European Investment Fund Launch €75 Million Blueinvest Fund

The European Commission is partnering with the European Investment Fund, part of the European Investment Bank Group (EIB), to launch the BlueInvest Fund, the European Commission announced in their press release. During the BlueInvest Day conference in Brussels, EIB Vice-President Emma Navarro and Virginijus Sinkevičius, Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, launc...
Business Wednesday, 05 February, 2020
China’s global success story achieved through hard work

China’s global success story achieved through hard work

The worst advertisement for communism, undoubtedly, was the Soviet Union’s dysfunctional economic system, which apart from offering the very basics for subsistence to its citizens merely reproduced poverty. The low standard of living of its population seemed to be a constant, improvements, if any, slow and barely discernible. Compare this to the People’s Republic o...
Business Monday, 27 January, 2020
Law passed to regulate Airbnb rentals

Law passed to regulate Airbnb rentals

The owners of self-catering accommodation with services such as Airbnb will now have to register with the state under a new law passed by the House of Representatives on Friday. The bill, which covers both new and existing accommodation, was passed by 52 MPs for and two MPs against. The bill was proposed by ruling Disy party head Averof Neophytou and Edek MP Elias Myrianthous...
Business Monday, 20 January, 2020
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