Of those applications, 15,863 have received preliminary approval while the applications that are accompanied by the required documentation number 8,743.
The figures on the programme were submitted to parliament following a question tabled by main opposition New Democracy (ND) MP and former minister Costis Hadzidakis.
-- Motor Oil on Friday announced the signing of an agreement to issue a bond loan worth 50 million euros.
The company said the proceeds from the bond loan will be used to restructure part of Motor Oil’s existing short-term debt to banks and its transformation into long-term.
-- Greece’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), compiled by Markit, rose to 45.5 points in June from 44.5 points in May, a sign of slightly improved conditions in the manufacturing sector in the country.
-- Voyatzoglou Systems on Friday announced a general shareholders’ meeting decision to proceed with a share capital increase plan, worth 1,391,500 euros through raising the nominal value of existing shares from 0.60 euros to 0.82 euros and a simultaneous reduction of the equity capital by the same amount.