DESFA transfer complete as HRADF heads for record year in privatisation revenuesEconomyFeatures
A major privatisation reached its conclusion on Thursday with the transfer of the Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator (DESFA) to its purchasing consortium.
Greece rises through the ranks for LNG transport tankersEconomyFeatures
Greece is consolidating its position as an LNG transporter with the number of tankers rising noticeably in recent years, according to data from several sources.
PPC drafts five-year strategic business plan aimed at halting slideEconomyCorporates
Greece’s majority state-owned Public Power Corporation (PPC) has revealed its strategic five-year business plan, which was put together with the assistance of the consultancy firm McKinsey.
Fourth review talks move along but some obstacles yet to be clearedEconomyProgramme
Greece and the institutions took another step towards reaching a staff-level agreement on Wednesday as some issues were apparently settled, although much more needs to be done before talks in Athens wrap up on Saturday.
Concern over prior actions grows, debt talks approach crucial junctureEconomyProgramme
The race to complete as many of the fourth review’s 88 prior actions as possible in the coming days is dominating the Greek government’s agenda, although what will follow the conclusion of the programme also seems to be on the mind of coalition officials.
Pressure mounts on coalition to complete fourth review prior actionsPoliticsGreek Politics
The Greek government is waiting to hear from Friday’s meeting of the Washington Group to get a clearer understanding of where its lenders stand on the issues that hold the key to making a successful programme exit this summer, including debt relief and fiscal measures.
Tsakalotos sees timely conclusion to fourth review despite growing doubtsEconomyProgramme
Seeking to counter the recent concern expressed about whether the government will be able to meet its deadlines regarding the completion of the 88 prior actions in the fourth review, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos has insisted that everything will be concluded on time.
Doubts about whether package deal with lenders is feasible by JuneEconomyProgramme
The completion of the fourth review and the possibility that a delay in ticking off the 88 prior actions could push Greece and its lenders to the limit is back in focus this week.
Progress on new property values but concerns about energy privatisationEconomyProgramme
A key prior action, involving the recalculation of property values so they can be fed into the ENFIA real estate tax, appears on the way towards completion but questions have arisen regarding another key deliverable.
Fourth review begins, with Athens and creditors also focussing on post-MoU eraEconomyProgramme
Discussions on the fourth review began in Athens on Monday, with the Greek government and its lenders facing many issues to contend with over the coming weeks.