Cyprus Business Guide

Contents - 2001 edition

This easy-to-use reference source consists of the following sections:

Articles & Editorials

Official information and professional insight on current operational infrastructure, economy, services and investments. Statistics and other data needed by foreign investors and business executives? worldwide are incorporated in the articles. 

Stock Market Data

In this edition we present official data on the largest companies by capitalisation and the most tradable stocks. 

Company Profiles

Listing current activities, contact details and logo of major Companies, Branch and Representative Offices registered and operating in Cyprus. 

Yellow Pages

Some 4.500 major companies are listed with their Telephone and Fax numbers. Amendments available up to 1 December, 2000 are included 



List of Articles & Editorials - 2001 edition

Introduction Mia Jensen, Manager Cyprus Business Guide

Message by the President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Glafcos Clerides

General Background

Speech presented at the General Assembly of the Employers and Industrialists Federation by Glafcos Clerides, President of the Republic of Cyprus
Speech presented to the House of Representatives by Romano Prodi, President of the European Commission 

European Union & Cyprus
Forthcoming Accession of Cyprus to the EU Takis Klerides, Minister of Finance

Cyprus a prospective EU member: Challenges and Opportunities Kikis Lazarides, Cyprus Popular Bank Ltd

European Union - Looking Ahead Charles Johnson, First Sterling

Company Law Reforms Mario Michaels, Jordans (Cyprus) Limited

National Economic Council Stavros A. Zenios, University of Cyprus


Banking & Investment
The Evolution on the Financial Sectors Simon Hodson, CLR Stockbrokers Ltd

"Offshore" Banking and Investment Services Nicholas A. Hadjiyiannis, Banque Nationale De Paris IBU

Equity Research for the Emerging Cyprus Market Michael Florentiades, Hellenic Bank (Investments) Ltd 

Money & Banking Statistics

Commerce, Industry & Tourism
Trade in Good and Services Nicos A. Rolandis, Minister of Commerce Industry Tourism

Manufacturing Statistics

Foreign Trade Statistics

Main Trading Partners

Privatisation Constantinos Constantinou, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

Trademarks Law Christoforos Christofi, C. Christofi & Co

Intelligence in Modern Buildings Pantelis Kouzis, Eka Ltd

Tourism - Assessment and Recommendations on the Strategic Plan for 2000 ? 2010 Yiannakis K. Archontides, Lanitis Group

Conferences and Incentive Travels Elena Aristidou, E A Traveller Ltd

Sailing in Cyprus Andros C. Zantis, Cyprus Yachting Association

Tourism Statistics 

E-Business Tasos Procopiou, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

Telecommunications Nicos M. Timotheou, Cyprus Telecommunications Authority

International Business Sector
Cyprus Accession to Europe Mehran Eftekhar, Cyprus Intl. Business Association (CIBA)

CIFSA - Cyprus International Financial Services Association David I. Rumsey, CIFSA 

A New Era in Shipping Averof Neophytou, Minister of Communications and Works

Ships on the Cyprus Register as per 30th June 2001 Christina Patsiou, Department of Merchant Shipping

NewShipmanagement Tax Michael McBride, Chrysses Demetriades & Co

Caring About Spares Barbara Bahlburg, Paco Logistik (Cyprus) Ltd.

Stock Exchange

Stock Market Review 2001 - Outlook 2002 Maria Iacovidou, Cyprus Investments and Securities Corporation

Securities Traded in year 2000

Why are IPO's traded....

IPO's Listed During 2000-2001

Stock Market Data

Press Watch

Articles in the 2000 Edition

Introduction Mia Jensen, Manager Cyprus Business Guide
Message Glafcos Clerides, President of the republic of Cyprus
Message Ouranios M. Ioannides, Minister of Education and Culture

European Union and Cyprus

A brief Cronicle of Cyprus and the European Union EU Negotiator's Office, Nicosia
Greece and Cyprus Converging Paths Kyriakos Rodoussakis, Ambassador of Greece


Cyprus Economy Takis Clerides, Minister of Finance
Public Finances
Imports by Economic Destination
Exports by Economic Origin
Trading Partners
Cyprus and the EMU Augustine Touloupis
Economic Forecast 2000
Economic Outlook for 2000-2001 Ioannis Tirkides, Laiki Investments
Sovereign Risk Rating for Cyprus Alain Bifani, Thomson Bankwatch

Banking and Investment

The Banking Industry Andreas Eliadis, Bank of Cyprus
Cypriot Banks - Rating Report Stephen Shevoley, Thomson Bankwatch
Overseas Investments in Cyprus Spyros Stavrakis, Central Bank of Cyprus
Mutual Funds Christos Kalogeris, Hellenic Bank Ltd.
Capital Market Conditions Louca Loucas, Cyprus Development Bank
Trading CSE Online Hermes N. Francoudi, Francoudi & Stephanou Financial Services

Communication and Commerce

CYTA on the Threshold of the 21st Century Nicos M. Timotheou, CYTA
The Domain Game Jayne Ross-Clunis, Armata Productions
eCommerce Gareth Edwards, Strategic Business Development

Industry, Manufacturing, and Agriculture

The New Industrial Policy Nicos A. Rolandis, Minister of Commerce Industry and Tourism
Towards Europe - Cyprus Industry in a Quality World Chrys Mardapittas, Gnosis Ltd
Woodworking Trends James Bird, Onoufrios A Christofides Ltd
Clothing: A Search for a New Direction Constantinos Kyriakides
Water Development and Policies Costas Themistocleous, Minister of Agriculture Natural Resource

International Business Sector

The International Business Sector G.M. Georgiou, Central Bank of Cyprus
Registration of International Business Entities Antonis E Kassapis, A K Cosmoserve Ltd
International Banking Units Khalil A Nasr, Jordan National Bank Plc
Cyprus International Financial Service Association David I. Rumsey, CIFSA


Global Business Expansion Androullan Andreou, Global Development Network Ltd
Healthy Brands - The Key Dimension of Company Value Nicos Rossides, MEMRB International
Astonish your Customer Andri Kalopetrides, Horwath P.Kalopetrides & Co
Marketing Planning: Process & Formulation Elias Christforou, 3m Hellas Limited


Taxation and Double Treaties Panicos Kaouris, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Factoring Ephie Grotidou, Bank of Cyprus Factors Ltd
International Franchise Centre Robert D. Staff, Robert D Staff & Associates Ltd
Fraud and Employee Dishonesty Petros Antoniades, Security Associates Ltd
Human Resource Development Authority Panos Koutouroussis, Human Resource Development Authority
State Fairs & Exhibitions Takis Kallis, Cyprus State Fair Authority


Ships on the Cyprus Register Christina Patsiou, Department of Merchant Shipping
The Maritime Industry Averof Neophytou, Minister of Communications and Works
Flags of Convenience Marios Eliades, Cyprus Bureau of Shipping
World-Class Maritime Centre for Cyprus Logica Developments Ltd


Expanding Tourism in the New Millennium Christos Moustras, Cyprus Tourism Organisation
Tourism Statistics
Cyprus as a Cruise Centre George Michaelides, Louis Cruise Lines
Destination Management Antonella Mantovani, A.L. Mantovani & Sons Ltd