Tsipras eyes review conclusion, insists SYRIZA patience will pay offPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras assured SYRIZA’s political secretariat on Monday that the government will manage to wrap up the third review on time and that better days are on the way for his party.
Focus back on remaining prior actions after mission chiefs' visitEconomyProgramme
After the week-long visit by the institutions’ heads of mission to Athens as part of the third programme review, the focus will now shift back to the implementation of the dozens of outstanding prior actions needed for the inspection to be completed.
Sub-tranche, 2017 fiscal performance ticked off on first day of review talksEconomyProgramme
The first day of talks between Greek government officials and the institutions’ heads of mission in Athens on Monday appeared to settle a couple of issues but leave several others for further discussion this week.
Greek population among highest for poverty risk, Eurostat survey showsSociety
Eurostat’s annual at risk of poverty statistic updated for 2016 showed that Greece has one of the highest percentage of population at risk of poverty in the European Union.
Back from the brink: What next for Greece's property market?
The story of Greece’s property markets trials and triumphs over the last few years reads like the pages of a dramatic novel. There was the mighty rise followed by a sudden and brutal collapse, to today’s market which is steeped in rumour and speculation.
Greek competitiveness rank remains low as tax, bureaucracy create obstaclesEconomyFeatures
Greece has dropped one place in this year’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI), standing at 87 overall out of 137 economies. The 87th spot was occupied by Algeria last year, which this year moved to number 86.
Onus on Athens to speed up review after German election resultPoliticsGreek Politics
Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem is due in Athens for talks on Monday and while the main topic of discussion will be the third review, the Greek government will also be concerned about the doubts generated by Germany’s election results.
Clean exit under discussion but course of third review holds keyEconomyProgramme
The probability of Greece exiting its programme next August without a credit line appears to be rising, but this is still dependent on the third review being completed without any serious delays or complications.
Report highlights latest living conditions and demographics in GreeceSociety
The latest report on living conditions in Greece by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) paints a picture of life in the country and the impact that the prolonged economic crisis has had.
Government gears up for third review while lenders await pending actionsPoliticsGreek Politics
The Greek government had a first opportunity on Monday to get a sense of where things stand regarding the upcoming third review.