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  • Photo by Stuart Chalmers via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/49JB98 EU officials suggest frantic days ahead for Athens until March 11 Eurogroup

    EconomyProgramme

    Comments made to Reuters by European officials regarding the possibility of eurozone finance ministers delaying a decision to disburse up to 750 million euros to Greece on March 11 have raised concerns in Athens, where the Finance Ministry is waiting for a response from Brussels to its proposal for a new scheme to protect primary residences from foreclosure.

  • Banks and government inching towards new framework to protect primary homes

    EconomyProgramme

    Talks between banks and the Greek government on the primary residence protection framework are due to continue this week, with the latter being left under no illusions by its European lenders that it will have to move quickly on this and a number of other issues over the next few weeks if the March 11 Eurogroup is to give the green light for further debt relief measures.

  • Photo via PPC https://flic.kr/p/9qi65R Primary residences and lignite units top agenda ahead of Eurogroup

    EconomyProgramme

    Although Greece is not on the agenda for Monday’s Eurogroup, the meeting will provide Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos with the chance to discuss with the country’s lenders a range of issues related to the post-bailout commitments the government has to complete.

  • Photo by Angelos Christofilopoulos/Fosphotos After 2019 budget, lenders turn attention to Greek post-MoU reform tasks

    EconomyProgramme

    Greece is not expected to feature prominently at Monday’s Eurogroup but eurozone finance ministers are expected to give the 2019 budget the final green light and urge Athens to quickly shift its attention to the 16 post-programme actions that have to be completed by February.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Athens prepares final 2019 budget after green light to ditch pension cuts

    EconomyProgramme

    The government is set to submit the final version of the 2019 budget to Parliament on Wednesday without the pension cuts that were pre-legislated in 2017 but with the so-called “positive” measures announced by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Thessaloniki Expo in September.

  • Lenders focus on closing any fiscal gap for 2019 ahead of November 19 Eurogroup

    EconomyProgramme

    Monday’s Eurogroup did not provide any definitive answers regarding the negotiations between Greece and the institution over the 2019 budget but the indications are that Athens will be allowed to scrap next year’s pension cuts if it can re-assure the lenders that the 3.5 percent of GDP primary surplus will not be put at risk.

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