Review gathers pace as mission chiefs prepare for Athens returnEconomyProgramme
Technical talks between the Greek government and the institutions have resumed in Athens ahead of the return of the mission chiefs to Greece on Monday amid efforts to complete the third review as soon as possible.
Tsipras hopes to move on after decision on ex-airport projectPoliticsGreek Politics
The government believes that it has overcome the hold-up on the redevelopment of the former Athens airport at Hellenikon, as another opinion poll suggests New Democracy’s lead over SYRIZA is narrowing.
Coalition banks on surplus transfers, waits for Hellenikon verdictPoliticsGreek Politics
The government is hoping that the distribution of an ample excess primary surplus from this year’s fiscal overperformance will help it win the public relations battle over the draft 2018 budget, which was submitted to Parliament on Monday.
Coalition looks to regain confidence, centre-left struggles with ballotPoliticsGreek Politics
The working week drew to a close on Friday with the government apparently in a better mood than at the beginning of the week despite uncomfortable questions about its handling of the Saronic Gulf oil spill and the completion of the third review.
Slow pace of civil service evaluation, Hellenikon deal add to review agendaPoliticsGreek Politics
Several areas of potential tension between the government and Greece’s lenders have emerged ahead of the third review.
Privatisation plan inches along as groups express interest in DESFAEconomyProgramme
The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) announced on Monday that six consortiums had expressed an interest in a 66 percent stake in Greece’s natural gas transmission operator DESFA.
HRADF's updated asset development plan sets out next batch of privatisationsEconomyProgramme
The list with the second group of state owned enterprises (SOEs) that will be transferred to the new privatisation and investment fund (HCAP) was revealed in the technical MoU by the EC on Friday.
Another privatisation goal ticked off as 600 mln offer secures Athens airport concessionEconomy
The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) announced on Wednesday that it has accepted the improved offer submitted by the Athens International Airport (AIA) SA for the 20-year extension of the concession for the airport.
Govt tables 2018-21 MTFS containing 4.5 bln in measures, sees growth rising from 1.8 pct this yearEconomyProgramme
The government tabled in Parliament on Saturday night the Medium-Term Fiscal Strategy (MTFS) for 2018-2021 as the last article in the 275-page multi-bill containing the measures needed for the conclusion of the second programme review.
Details of technical agreement between Greece and lenders set out in draft sMoUEconomyProgramme
The updated supplemental memorandum of understanding (sMoU), which was drafted following a technical agreement between Greece and its lenders, was leaked in Handelsblatt on Monday evening.