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  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Athens, lenders trying to put last pieces in place for technical agreement


    With all indications suggesting that the Greek government and the institutions are close to reaching an agreement at technical level, there has been much speculation about how several issues that were proving contentious until recently have been, or will be, resolved.

  • Photo via PPC https://flic.kr/p/9qi65R PPC: The struggling electricity giant dominating bailout talks

    By: Manos Giakoumis


    One of the biggest stumbling blocks in the way of t the Greek government and the institutions to clinch a staff-level agreement (SLA) is the liberalisation of the energy market, with lenders requesting the sale of 40 percent of the Public Power Corporation (PPC) units.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Concerns over energy deregulation add to challenges Tsipras faces

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    There is a growing feeling in Athens that the government is gradually moving closer to the institutions and the two sides are genuinely trying to reach a technical agreement by April 7, when eurozone finance minister are due to meet in Malta.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos After raising labour concerns, back to grind of talks for Tsipras

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    After raising Greece’s concerns about labour reform at the highest level over the last few days, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras knows that his government must return to negotiations with its lenders this week if it is going to have any chance of securing a technical agreement in time for the April 7 Eurogroup.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos OECD outlines five priorities for Greek reform agenda in 2017


    The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development published on Friday its annual edition of Going for Growth report, proposing policy actions to boost productivity and growth ensuring at the same time that the benefits from the reforms implementation reach a vast majority of workers and households.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Kotzias visit to Washington still leaves some doubts about US stance

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    A trip by Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias to Washington this week provided an opportunity for the Greek government to exchange views with the US administration but did not necessarily clear up the doubts about Washington’s stance on a range of issues that are of particular interest to Athens.

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