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Long article on the huge privatisation programme underway in Greece, which is attempting to turn around its economy after six years in recession. Following on from Chinese state-owned shipping line and port operator Cosco’s decision to invest in the container facilities in Piraeus, Greek PM Antonis Samaras contends his country can now become a gateway for Chinese investment into the EU, something it has long sought. And while the Chinese are interested in transport infrastructure, the Russians and Qataris are sniffing around energy and property assets respectively.