All decisions regarding Greece’s exit from the programme, including those relating to debt relief, will be taken by the June 21 Eurogroup, regardless of whether the International Monetary Fund (IMF) decides to activate its programme for Greece, according to a senior European official in Brussels.
Του ΘΑΝΑΣΗ ΚΟΥΚΑΚΗ, CNN Κυβερνητικά στελέχη δημοσίως και σε ιδιωτικές συζητήσεις επιχαίρουν με την προοπτική της μη ενεργοποίησης του «επί της αρχής» προγράμματος του Διεθνούς Νομισματικού Ταμείου με την Ελλάδα, καθώς θεωρούν πως η εξέλιξη αυτή θα ματαίωνε τις επικείμενες μειώσεις στις συντάξεις από τις 1/1/2019 και τη μείωση του αφορολογήτου από τις 1/1/2020.
The decision to provide further debt relief to Greece is one or two months away, European Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis said on Tuesday.
Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Alternate Finance Minister Giorgos Chouliarakis met on Friday with IMF’s chief Christine Lagarde and with Poul Thomsen, EU Finance Commissioner Pierre Moscovici, Eurogroup President Mario Centeno, French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is committed to continuing its support of Greece after the end of the fiscal program in August, but there is work that the country still needs to do, especially in structural reforms, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (ANA/ P. Kasfikis) The IMF has revised its forecasts for Greece’s primary surplus in 2017 and 2018. In its Fiscal Monitor report presented by the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Director Vitor Gaspar, the Fund has improved its forecasts for the country’s primary surplus to 3.7 pct in 2017 and 2.9 pct in 2018, leading to […]
The Greek economy will return to high growth rates as of 2023, when the targets for primary surpluses have receded, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its April 2018 World Economic Outlook report, presented on Tuesday at its Spring Meetings in Washington, DC.
BRUSSELS (ANA/Ch. Vasilaki) – The countdown of talks leading to Greece’s completion of its fiscal adjustment programme will begin at a Euroworking Group (EWG) meeting on Thursday.
There is no specific deadline for the activation of the International Monetary Fund’s program for Greece, its spokesperson Gerry Rice said on Thursday, during a regular press briefing in Washington.
Having achieved the Greek mission’s goals, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras concluded his visit to Davos on Thursday.