The Greek government is due to resume negotiations with the institutions in Athens on Tuesday, when pension reform is expected to be one of the most prominent and sensitive issues that will be discussed.
The Development Ministry has tabled for public consultation until March 3 the draft law on the out-of-court workout, which is one of the key deliverables of the second programme review and also relates to the non-performing loan (NPL) resolution.
Discussions between the institutions and Greece, which are due to resume in Athens next week, will, among other issues, focus on plans to reduce the tax-free threshold for personal incomes.
Greece's travel receipts rebounded by 4.7 percent in December after falling by 13.8 percent in November, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Tuesday.
The employment balance stayed negative in January 2017, with net departures climbing to 29,817 from 9,954 a year ago, data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system revealed on Tuesday.
Greece’s central government debt Increased by 2.65 billion euros quarter on quarter (QoQ) to 326.36 billion in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2016 from 323.71 billion in Q3, the Finance Ministry (MoF) debt bulletin showed on Monday.
Greece’s Turnover Index in Industry surged 13.5 percent in December after an upward revised 3.1 percent growth in November, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Monday.
Greece’s current account (C/A) deficit widened to 933.4 million in December from 783.8 million a year ago, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures revealed on Monday.
The drastic changes in the Greek labour market were depicted in a special report released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Friday, which showed the evolution of a number of important features from 1981 until 2015.
Despite the lack of positive developments ahead of Monday’s Eurogroup, the Greek stock market traded mostly in positive territory this week, climbing 2.5 percent with low trading volumes.