High expectations and landmarks on road to privatisations in 2018EconomyProgramme
Greece’s privatisation programme is a key component in the institutions and the Greek authorities’ growth projections as the asset development programme which includes direct sales, concessions, securitisations and other forms of monetisation is expected to contribute to boosting private investment.
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.
Report on PPC’s viability ruffles feathers and shakes share priceEconomyFeatures
A leaked report by a consultancy firm on the Public Power Corporation (PPC) sent the majority state-owned entity’s stock price falling earlier this week after it raised concerns about PPC’s viability.
Ahead of IMF Spring Meetings, questions remain about conclusion of programmeEconomyProgramme
Attention is due to turn to Washington this week in the hope that the discussions which take place at the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund’s Spring Meetings will provide some clarity on the conclusion of the Greek programme and what will follow.
Much ground to cover on prior actions despite privatisation progressEconomyProgramme
This week’s report in German newspaper Handelsblatt concerning some of the debt relief proposals that are being put together ahead of more discussions this month have rekindled interest in the subject in Greece despite progress in the fourth review still appearing limited.
HCAP and Finance Ministry reveal five-year strategic plan for public assets
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participation (HCAP) have presented its five year plan for the so-called "super-fund" regarding the use of public assets between 2018-2022.
Greece's immediate focus on prior actions and growth planEconomyProgramme
The clock is ticking for the Greek government regarding the 88 prior actions of the fourth review and the submission of the new growth plan to the institutions.
Still facing pile of bailout tasks, Athens looks ahead to post-MoU actionsEconomyProgramme
Despite being under pressure to complete the 88 prior actions that make up the fourth review, the Greek government is also looking ahead to its tasks after the end of the programme, which is scheduled for August.
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.
Airport redevelopment gets green light, leaving one prior action as lenders return to AthensEconomyProgramme
The Council of State has approved the redevelopment of Athens’s former airport at Hellenikon, meaning just one prior action from the third review remains to be completed as the Greek government and the institutions gear up for the fourth review to start next week.