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Problems faced by companies in craft areas located in Dasaki Achnas, Ormidia and Xylotympou, were discussed during the visit of the Minister of Energy, Trade and Industry Natasa Pileidou.
A written announcement of the Famagusta Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EVEA) states that “the Minister of Energy visited today craft areas of the British Dekelia Bases and more specifically in Dasaki Achnas, Ormidia and Xylotympos. The Chairman of the Trade Committee of the Parliament Kyriakos Hatzigiannis and the General Director of the General Directorate of Development of the Ministry of Finance Theodosis Tsiolas were present during the visits, while the CCCI and the Famagusta EBE were represented in the meetings “.
The purpose of the visits was to examine the problems faced by companies in these areas and to exchange views to promote the required solutions, he added.
During the visit, a meeting was held at the Community Council of Avgoros with the participation of Community Leaders of affected communities. Among the topics discussed were the expansion of craft areas, the creation of new craft areas, high energy costs, competition from non-VAT-occupied products and the promotion of the circular economy, green growth and subsidies. photovoltaic installations “.
They also discussed “the high cost of rent in the craft areas, the improvement of the bureaucratic procedures of the British Bases, the restrictive measures set by the British bases for development and the increase of the amount of the sponsorships in these areas”.
According to the announcement, “the Minister of Commerce showed understanding of the problems and stated that she will take all necessary actions in order to solve the various problems that exist in the industrial area. He also said that in the coming months the new plan of sponsorships for the installation of photovoltaics in companies will be announced “.