Ambitious privatisation targets will test government's resolveEconomy
Energy Minister Panos Skourletis insistence on Monday that the government aims to prevent power grid operator ADMIE being sold to private investors was a reminder of the pressing privatisation targets ahead for the coalition.
No time for Tsipras to celebrate as long list of tasks means pressure is on from startEconomyProgramme
The new coalition government to be sworn in on Tuesday after Sunday’s snap elections has a series of challenges ahead of it, most of which stem from the commitments and deliverables outlined in the third bailout programme signed a month ago.
The targets and deadlines in Greece's privatisation programmeEconomyProgramme
The third Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) attached to the third Greek bailout programme signed on August 19 envisages an ambitious privatiaation programme with total proceeds estimated at 6.4 billion euros by 2017.
Greece commits to ambitious privatisation targets as part of new bailoutEconomyProgramme
In contrast to SYRIZA’s pre-election pledges, the government has committed to proceed with an ambitious privatisation programme, according to the draft bill on the new financial aid from the eurozone.
Some snags remain in discussion with lenders over new privatisation schemeEconomyProgramme
During a lengthy meeting with the quartet of Greece’s lenders on Tuesday, government officials discussed in detail privatisations – one of the key issues that need to be settled for there to be an agreement on a new 3-year bailout programme.
Where next for Greece's troubled privatisation programme under SYRIZA?Economy
Greek privatisations are expected to be one of the subjects discussed at Monday’s Eurogroup, as the government sets out its policies for one of the most troubled aspects of economic policy over the last few years.
What are Greek coalition's plans for privatisation programme?Economy
One the first and most important issues brought to the forefront by the new government was that of privatisations. Several misters’ statements had a negative impact on the fragile investor sentiment and contributed to the nosedive in the Greek stock market by 14.1 percent during the first week after elections.
First signs from new Greek government point to awkward meetings with lendersEconomyProgramme
The first signs of the new Greek government intentions on the economic front were already indicated right after its formation.
Regional airports deal represents biggest privatisation yet for Greek governmentEconomy
Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) declared on Wednesday the Fraport AG–Slentel Ltd (subsidiary of Copelouzos group) consortium as the preferred of three bidders for the regional airports’ tender.
Greece's 2015 budget: A breakdown of all the key figuresEconomyMacroeconomy
The Greek Finance Ministry (MoF) tabled in Parliament the 2015 budget on Friday, with the headline figures confirming what had recently been reported.