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  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos EC ups growth to 2.2 pct in 2019, sees growth in 2020 at 2.4 pct

    EconomyMacroeconomy

    The European Commission updated its economic estimates for Greece on Thursday, as part of the regular winter forecast cycle, revising upward its expectations for the growth of 2019 to 2.2 percent from 1.8 percent in the autumn forecasts three months ago.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Piecemeal process likely in drive for more fiscal space

    EconomyProgramme

    It is becoming increasingly clear that the Greek government will have to be patient in its bid to gain greater fiscal space, a move that would allow it to live up to its promise to voters of easing the tax burden.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Economic sentiment at 108.4 in Jan

    EconomyMacroeconomy

    Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) fell by 1 point in January to reach 108.4 points, European Commission (EC) figures showed on Thursday.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Public investment under spotlight amid arguments over budget execution

    EconomyMacroeconomy

    The issue of public investment spending became a point of friction on Wednesday when the deputy minister responsible for fiscal issues claimed the previous government used creative means to make investment spending appear higher at state budget level than it was.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Despite differing views IMF and EC see no immediate debt sustainability concerns

    EconomyProgramme

    Greece’s debt sustainability was assessed again by the two main institutions tasked with the analysis of the viability of the country’s debt, the IMF as part of the Article IV consultation process published last week and the European Commission in the fourth post-programme review released on Wednesday.

  • Photo by TP via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/5WRaRc Brussels gives Athens thumbs-up for reforms and budget

    EconomyProgramme

    Greece’s new government managed to successfully clear on Wednesday the first major approval hurdle in its brief tenure as the European Commission (EC) published the fourth post-programme surveillance report, concluding that Greece has taken all the necessary steps to meet its mid-2019 commitments.

  • Finance Ministry Athens buoyed by conclusion of budget talks but IMF lowers growth forecasts

    EconomyMacroeconomy

    The government submitted to the European Commission on Tuesday the draft 2020 budget after negotiations over the fiscal gap reportedly concluded successfully but, at the same time, the International Monetary Fund issued an indirect warning that Greece’s growth prospects for the coming years will be weaker than expected.

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