The first issue of Viomichaniki Epitheorissis’ “Industrial Review Special Survey Series” made its debut on December 1991.

A quarterly financial issue in English, containing extensive surveys on individual sectors of the Greek economy, written by Robert McDonald – former correspondent of the BBC and other international media networks & author of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s quarterly Country Report on Greece.

In 1998 it was updated and renamed “Business File Special Survey Series”.

How the chemicals and pharma-sector came of age in Greece

The pharmaceuticals sector, as well as the chemicals one, has been very much at the forefront of attention as of lately. Still, the upswing of the pharma industry in Greece was already evident in the mid-Nineties.

In June 1995 Business File, Bob McDonald was taking a peek at the sector as it was evolving.