Business activity with Russia and Ukraine has completely disappeared.
With this phrase, Stelios Porporis describes the gloomy situation in the Greek fur sector on Radio Thessaloniki and on Claudia Eggers' show,
Sales Manager at the Papageorgiou fur company in Siatista.
They are employed only in this unit 70 as 100 individuals, which today have no productive object.
In Siatista the 80% of the population deals with fur.
Why the Russian market is lost
The war in Ukraine and the sanctions of the West in Russia, resulted in the cessation of Greek fur exports to Russia.
There are no alternative markets, notes Mr.. Porporis stressing that the demand for fur in the western market has also disappeared due to the reactions of animal rights activists.