Athens eyes cancellation of pension cuts as Tsipras prepares Thessaloniki packageEconomyProgramme
The Greek government has given its clearest indication yet that it does not intend to implement the 1 percent of GDP in pension cuts due next year.
Focus turns to first post-MoU visit by creditors and talks on pension cutsEconomyProgramme
Greece’s post-programme era, which officially began on Tuesday, is to start in earnest on September 10, when the institutions are due to return to Athens for the first round of discussions with the government.
Growth conditions improving but more work needed over longer term, PBO suggestsEconomyMacroeconomy
The Parliament Budget Office's (PBO) second quarter (Q2) report, published recently, examined the current economic conditions in Greece but also how exports and imports have evolved during the crisis.
IMF voices concerns over long-term debt, sees more relief being neededEconomyProgramme
In the report of the Article IV consultation with Greece, the International Monterary Fund (IMF) updated its Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) to incorporate the debt relief measures that were agreed by the Eurogroup in June.
IMF flags up weak growth, long-term debt sustainability and reform pledges in Article IV reportEconomyProgramme
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) published on Tuesday the report for the Article IV consultation with Greece, which was discussed by its executive board last week.
Sales of HELPE, DESFA and shipyard progress while protests hamper ROSCO, PPCEconomyProgramme
The privatisation of Hellenic Petroleum (HELPE) inched forward as the tender process for a 50.1 percent stake in the oil refinery entered a new phase.
More changes needed to unlock private sector's potential, report saysEconomyFeatures
Greece has to take specific steps to unleash the potential of its business economy because the reforms implemented during its three adjustment programmes have not had the desired impact, a study carried out by the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) argues.
HELPE privatisation moves closer as ROSCO sale is completedEconomyProgramme
Two international bodies have made it to the second round of bidding for a 50.1 percent stake in Hellenic Petrol (HELPE) as progress continues on Greece’s privatisations.
Lenders set out post-MoU reform tasks ahead for AthensEconomyProgramme
Aside from marking the completion of Greece’s third and final European Stability Mechanism (ESM) programme, last Thursday’s Eurogroup also outlined the set of commitments that the Greek authorities will have to undertake so the complete set of reforms are successfully signed off.
Lenders set out post-MoU framework with aim of securing reformsEconomyProgramme
Details of the post-programme framework that is set to be agreed at Thursday’s Eurogroup, ensuring that Greece meets its fiscal and reform targets in the future, have been published.