Tsakalotos states case on pension cuts in bid to overcome lenders' reluctance
No imminent decision on pension cuts as Athens moves ahead with minimum wage increase
Lenders' visit concludes with no firm answer on pension cuts
Mixed picture for government after first day of talks with creditors
Lenders appear at ease with Tsipras pledges, cautious on pension cuts
Fiscal matters expected to dominate talks as lenders return for post-MoU check
IMF sees much scope for reform progress, particularly on tax in Article IV report
Despite the significant progress made so far, Greece faces fundamental challenges such as vulnerable public finances, notable tax evasion and ineffective tax administration, impaired bank balances sheets and pervasive structural obstacles to investment and growth, the International Monetary Fund’s Article IV consultation report concludes.
Addressing those challenges and restoring debt sustainability is of paramount importance to create a vibrant and dynamic private sector that would be capable to generate sustainable and equitable growth and employment, the IMF stresses.
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