IMF far more pessimistic than eurozone on Greek debt, urges significant relief

EconomyProgramme Tags: Debt, IMF
Photo by Panayiotos Tzamaros
Photo by Panayiotos Tzamaros

The International Monetary Fund's updated Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) sees Greek debt as being highly unsustainable and stresses that even with the full implementation of the policies included in the third eurozone bailout programme, both debt and financing needs will become explosive in the long-run.

This largely reflects Greeceā€™s inability, according to the IMF, to be financed in the markets at low rates replacing at the same time the existing official sector financing at very favourable interest rates. The Fund also stresses that even if additiona...

You need a subscription to access our analysis. Please choose one of the packages available.

If you are already registered, please sign in.

Free Access

Read some of our analysis for no charge

By signing up to MacroPolis, readers will be able to read four of our articles without charge each month. They will not have access to our data or weekly e-newsletter.

Standard Access

Our analysis and data at your fingertips

Subscribers will be able to read the full range of our articles, access our statistics and charts, and receive our weekly e-newsletter for €450 per year.

€450.00

Full Access

A tailor-made service for professionals

Apart from having access to all our analysis and data, subscribers will be able to consult one-on-one with our analysts.