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  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Tsakalotos and Stournaras raise objections to IMF assumptions

    EconomyProgramme

    The Article IV consultation report on Greece published by the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday evening included letters by the Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras, which both outlined their disagreement on certain assumptions and comments in IMF’s debt sustainability analysis (DSA) and ex-post evaluation report.

  • Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos IMF sees much scope for reform progress, particularly on tax in Article IV report

    EconomyProgramme

    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.

  • Athens gears up for deal with lenders, pending news from IMF

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    All eyes in Athens are on Monday’s meeting of the International Monetary Fund’s executive board, although there are few expectations that it will result in a clear-cut decision regarding the IMF’s future role in the Greek programme.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Tsipras tweaks message as chance of review compromise emerges

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    As speculation mounts that the Greek government is preparing for a compromise with the institutions that will lead to the conclusion of the review, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras presented a slightly more nuanced position during a stormy parliamentary debate on Wednesday night.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Athens accepts review's toughest fronts remain open

    EconomyProgramme

    One day after a Bloomberg report cited a memo discussed at the last Eurogroup, which noted that almost two thirds of the second programme review prior actions have yet to be completed, the Greek government gave its own view on the state of play in the review process on Tuesday evening.

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