Talks on bailout review head for crucial weekendEconomyProgramme
After a temporary break on Thursday, when discussions between the Greek authorities and lenders continued at technical level, negotiations are expected to intensify over the weekend ahead of the tabling of the 2017 budget on Monday.
First day of review talks highlights differences as Athens eyes tight scheduleEconomyProgramme
During the first day of meetings between the Greek authorities and the institutions’ mission chiefs on Tuesday the agenda included an overview, privatisations and labour market issues.
New round of talks on second review begin with labour reforms high on agendaEconomyProgramme
The second round of discussions between the Greek government and the institutions’ mission chiefs as part of the second programme review is due to begin on Tuesday with three meetings, according to Finance Ministry sources.
Some progress in first round of talks but most second review issues remain unresolvedEconomyProgramme
Following the first round of discussions on the second programme review, which began on October 21 and concluded last Thursday, Finance Ministry sources claimed significant progress was made on most issues.
Chinese State Grid makes highest bid of 320 mln for 24 pct stake in ADMIEEconomy
The Public Power Corporation (PPC) said on Wednesday evening that the China’s State Grid Corporation submitted the highest binding offer of 320 million euros for the acquisition of a 24 percent stake in the Independent Power Transmission Operator (ADMIE).
After first talks in Athens, Greece and lenders aim for swift progress on second reviewEconomyProgramme
Official discussions between the Greek authorities and the institution mission chiefs on the second programme review began on Friday and are due to continue this week.
Greece gears up for second review, faces wide-ranging reform to-do listEconomyProgramme
The government is expected to start negotiations with the institutions on the second programme review early this week.
Countdown to start of second review begins, focus on more reformsEconomyProgramme
Following the political decision taken at Monday’s Eurogroup regarding the completion of the first review milestones and the disbursement of the sub-tranches, the focus is now shifting towards the second programme review.
MPs approve redevelopment of ex-Athens airport, which study sees having key economic impactEconomy
Greek Parliament approved on Wednesday night the privatisation of the former Athens airport, known as Hellenikon, a deal which is expected to bring multiple economic benefits.
After talks with lenders, Greece returns to list of tasks to secure next bailout paymentEconomyProgramme
The discussions between the Greek government and the institutions that resumed last Monday concluded, as had been scheduled, on Friday and have left Athens with numerous matters to take care of in the coming days.