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Traders Association of Thessaloniki:

The Traders’ Association of Thessaloniki was founded in 1916. Ιts members are the merchants of Thessaloniki.

Its aim is to defend the local interests of the trading world in the wider region of Thessaloniki and to promote the trade of our city by making suggestions as well as by intervening in the decision-making centers either autonomously or in cooperation with the supreme trade union bodies of Commerce. It’s suggestions concern both local issues and pan-Hellenic issues for the benefit of trade and entrepreneurship development.


The Association is managed by the Administrative Council that is elected by the General Assemebly and consists of twenty five members.

Traders Association of Thessaloniki:

Sends regular information to its members on issues related to trade (new decisions, market operations issues, business grant programs, support actions for the stores etc).

Provides free computerization tips

Organizes seminars, forums and special workshops for the traders and executives

Shows Thessaloniki as the most affordable shopping center for our neighbors in the Balkans and Black Sea.

Participates in European and national programs for many years now.

Develops partnerships with Organizations, Educational Institutions and Enterprises in the framework for the study and support of trade issues



Traders’ Association of Thessaloniki is member of:

Federation of trade – productivity and entrepreneurship of Central – Eastern Macedonia and Thrace

Commerce Development Institute

Network of Social Solidarity and Assistance

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Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is co-financed by the European Union through the European Neighbourhood Instrument and by the participating countries: Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine.  This website has been produced with the financial assistance of theEuropean Union. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of TRADERS’ ASSOCIATION OF THESSALONIKI (ESTH) and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.

Last update:10.08.2021