Athens ready to start legislating fiscal measures despite ongoing talks over 2019 budget

EconomyProgramme Tags: Budget, Eurogroup, Pensions, Taxes
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

All eyes will be on the dispute of Italy’s budget at Monday’s Eurogroup, but in Greece the government is preparing to start legislating fiscal measures even though the disagreement over its own economic plan for 2019 does not seem to have been settled yet.

The government is expected to start submitting draft legislation to Parliament from this week with the aim of fulfilling the pledges, or at least most of them, made by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Thessaloniki Expo in September.

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