What data is expected?
List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:
- Name of company
- Unique identifier of the company
- Company address
- Updated at least once a month
What data is available
- Openly licensed? Unsure (No URL given)
- Is the data available for free? Yes
- Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
- Available in bulk? No
- Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? No
- Publicly available? Yes(as General Commercial Register published by General Secretariat of Commerce, Ministry of Development)
- Is data in digital form? Yes
- Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
- Does the data exist? Yes
It is possible to search for company names and details, or to browse the register by inputting a space as the search term, up to a limit of 20 results. The limit to the number of results displayed is a severe logistical limitation to using the database. There are also no address details given for the companies retrieved.
A more full company register can be found and searched here: http://www.et.gr/index.php/2013-01-28-14-06-23/search-ae-epe-issue-with-publisher-criteria but it still requires inputting a search term with a minimum of 4 characters to access data. It is possible to view company documentation by clicking on the company name, and download it in PDF form.
Same rationale used as with China - companies register can be browsed and does contain company details, though the number of search results makes its usefulness very limited in truth.
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