The second review's compliance report provided an update on the programme's financing by the end of August 2018 as well as on arrears’ clearance, while also commenting on the fiscal performance in 2016.
The list with the second group of state owned enterprises (SOEs) that will be transferred to the new privatisation and investment fund (HCAP) was revealed in the technical MoU by the EC on Friday.
The updated debt sustainability analysis (DSA) was included in the compliance report of the second programme review published by the European Commission (EC) on Friday afternoon.
Finance Ministry details impact of pension interventions, sees 2021 social budget surplus at 3.17 bln
The Finance Ministry tabled a legislative improvement in the multi-bill with prior actions, presenting the impact of the 2015-2016 social security fund interventions up to 2021.
The government tabled in Parliament on Saturday night the Medium-Term Fiscal Strategy (MTFS) for 2018-2021 as the last article in the 275-page multi-bill containing the measures needed for the conclusion of the second programme review.
The updated supplemental memorandum of understanding (sMoU), which was drafted following a technical agreement between Greece and its lenders, was leaked in Handelsblatt on Monday evening.
Following the technical agreement between the Greek government and the institutions’ mission chiefs on Tuesday morning, an extraordinary Eurogroup Working Group (EWG) is due to be held on Thursday evening.
Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos emerged from talks with the institutions at around 6 a.m. on Monday to announce that there had been an agreement between the various participants.
The new round of discussions between the Greek government and the institutions’ mission chiefs began on Tuesday with the aim of reaching a staff-level agreement (SLA) in the next few days.
The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) published a report last week that assessed sovereign vulnerabilities in the five eurozone countries that had received bailout loans.