Deputy Finance Minister Filippos Sahinidis has signed the ministerial decision concerning subsidisation for the modernisa-tion of fishing vessels. The programme amounting to 25,000,000 euros appeals to fishermen desiring to proceed with the replacement of their fishing tools that are on board.

Meanwhile, the subsidisation programme for the replacement of fishing vessels over 10 years old is also under way.

Foreign Exchange rates – Monday

Reference buying rates per euro released by the European Central Bank:
U.S. dollar 1.471
Pound sterling 0.897
Danish kroner 7.568
Swedish kroner 9.156
Japanese yen 118.25
Swiss franc 1.285
Norwegian kroner 8.064
Canadian dollar 1.418
Australian dollar 1.378