Payment plans for overdue debts launched as Athens looks for revenue boost
IMF highlights bailout shortcomings in latest admission of programme errors
Athens warned about missing fiscal targets rather than changing them unilaterally
Finance Ministry, Stournaras disagree over fiscal space for expansionary measures
Athens moves ahead with expansionary measures as it waits for lenders' response
Lenders highlight risks of 'short-term popular' measures unveiled by government
After Article IV consultations IMF says challenges remain, substantial debt relief is needed
Following the completion of the IMF mission visit to Athens on the Article IV consultations, the Fund published on Friday afternoon its concluding statement with the preliminary findings.
The IMF stresses that the initial fiscal adjustment and macroeconomic rebalancing were impressive, the growth prospects remain weak and subject to downside risks. Unemployment is expected to remain in double digits until the middle of the century.
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