Exporting guide to Greece

Overview

Situated in the Eastern Mediterranean, Greece is at the crossroads of three continents - Europe, Asia and Africa. The majority of the economy comprises of the services sector, with tourism playing a large part.

Demand for goods and services

Greece and the UK enjoy a close and long-standing relationship and the two countries benefit from flourishing international trade.

Bustling street in Athens

Greece: at a glance

Economic growth

8.3%

Actual figure (IMF, 2021)
The UK is 7.4% (IMF, 2021, projected figure)

GDP per capita

$20,256

Actual figure (IMF, 2021)
The UK is $47,203 (IMF, 2021, projected figure)

Currency

Euro

Business language

Greek, English

Time zone

GMT +2

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Check for trade barriers

Trade barriers, such as tariffs or taxes, can raise costs, cause delays, or even stop you from exporting. Check for any issues that may impact your business when exporting.

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Check duties and customs

Find information on how to export goods from the UK. View the duties, rules, restrictions, and the documents you need for your products.

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Next steps

DIT can advise you on doing business abroad, and help put you in touch with other people who can help such as lawyers and distributors.