Building permits up 32% in first 10 months of 2017

The permits provide for the construction of 1,949 new detached houses, 26 per cent more compared to January to October 2016, Cystat said. The number of semi-detached houses to be built rose 23 per cen [...]

Cyprus, Israel falling behind Egypt in energy prospects

In the East Med, 2017 was a year during which Israel and Cyprus said a lot but achieved little, while Egypt said less but achieved most. 2017 was a good year for Egypt. It secured a $12 billion loan [...]

BOC Asset Management launches first mutual fund

Bank of Cyprus (BOC), the island’s largest lender, said that its BOC Asset Management (BOCAM) unit launched operations on December 1, with the introduction of a mutual fund. The BOC European Equity [...]

EIB signed new loan agreements with CCB and Hellenic Bank

The European Investment Bank (EIB) signed yesterday with Hellenic Bank and the Cyprus Cooperative Bank (CCB) two new loan agreements of €40 million and €25 million respectively aiming to provide C [...]

The biggest casino-resort in Europe to operate in Cyprus by 2021

“City of Dreams Mediterranean”, an integrated casino resort, considered to be the one of its kind in Europe will be operational by 2021, generating an annual contribution of €700 million to the [...]

EIB to grant loans of €65m to Cyprus Cooperative Bank and Hellenic Bank

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will sign new loan agreements with the Cyprus Cooperative Bank and Hellenic Bank amounting to €25 million and €40 million respectively. The loan agreements, und [...]

Property transactions up 36% in January

In Paphos, property transactions rose 10 per cent to 349, in Larnaca 18 per cent to 181 and in the Famagusta district 94 per cent to 169, the department said. The above figures also include propertie [...]

Economic sentiment indicator deteriorated in December

The Economic Sentiment Indicator in Cyprus deteriorated as the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI-CypERC) decreased in December 2017 by 3.4 points compared with November 2017 declining to 118.9 units.H [...]

Cyprus to table coordinates of the remaining of its EEZ

The Republic of Cyprus is taking all the necessary steps to table the coordinates relating to the rest of its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), for which the said coordinates have not been tabled, Foreig [...]

Saudi Aramco shows interest to do business in Cypriot EEZ

Saudi Arabian oil company Saudi Aramco has expressed interest to do business in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone, according to a PIO press release. It is noted that on the sidelines of President Ana [...]
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