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Tsakalotos: We aim for Greece to return to growth

Panos - Sep 29, 2016

“To achieve this”, he said, “there must be a fairer distribution of profits to employees and to the periphery, but also a more democratic control of political…

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With “open matters” Greece in Euro Working Group

Panos - Sep 29, 2016

In Thursday’s Euro Working Group Greece will present 3 less prior actions from the 15 that were agreed last summer. In order to clinch the release of…

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MPs to vote on privatizations and other prior actions

makis - Sep 27, 2016

MPs were debating the provisions of a bill putting several state organizations into a privatization fund on Tuesday ahead of a vote in Parliament aimed at securing…

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MPs to vote on privatizations and other prior actions

Panos - Sep 27, 2016

MPs were debating the provisions of a bill putting several state organizations into a privatization fund on Tuesday ahead of a vote in Parliament aimed at securing…

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Greece, creditors agree on composition of privatization fund board

Panos - Sep 26, 2016

Greek officials and representatives of the country's international creditors appear to have agreed on the composition of a new privatization fund, one of a series of conditions…

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Negotiations between government and institutions continue

Panos - Sep 15, 2016

The talks between the Greek government and it creditors and partners are going along slowly, with a senior player in the economy describing the process so far…

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Tsakalotos-Stathakis-Skourletis in talks with the institutions

Panos - Sep 13, 2016

The talks between the government and the institutions, over the 15 prior actions remaining from the first bailout review – continue on Tuesday, starting with a meeting…

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Tsakalotos-Nouy discuss NPLs and changes in bank managements

makis - Sep 01, 2016

The management of non-performing loans as well as the changes in the board of directors of Greek banks will be at the top of the agenda in…

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Greek FinMin cites possibility of ‘short delay’ in disbursement of upcoming bailout loan

Panos - Aug 30, 2016

Greek FinMin Euclid Tsakalotos on Monday referred to the possibility of a delay in the disbursement of a 2.8-billion sub-tranche of bailout money, in statements to Bloomberg.…

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Tsakalotos-Moscovici discuss privatizations, energy and ELSTAT

makis - Aug 29, 2016

The Ministers of Finance Euclid Tsakalotos and Economy Giorgos Stathakis will meet with the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici on…

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Negotiations to resume at Euro Working Group on Monday

makis - Aug 26, 2016

The government and its creditors will resume negotiations at the Euro Working Group in Brussels on Monday. Alternate Minister of Finance Giorgos Houliarakis will represent Greece at…

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Negotiations to resume at Euro Working Group on Monday

Panos - Aug 26, 2016

The government and its creditors will resume negotiations at the Euro Working Group in Brussels on Monday. Alternate Minister of Finance Giorgos Houliarakis will represent Greece at…

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More than 1,700 people hired by gov’t ministries

Panos - Aug 03, 2016

Up to 1,720 hirings have been made by the government so far this year, a robust pace reminiscent of campaign periods. The hirings, which follow a decision…

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Lew: “The Greek debt must be rendered sustainable”

makis - Jul 21, 2016

After meeting with Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on Thursday morning, US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew gave a press conference with his Greek counterpart, where he underlined that…

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Capital controls loosened in Greece: New deposits exempt

Panos - Jul 19, 2016

Institutional creditors on Monday evening reportedly gave the “green light” to a request by the finance ministry and the Bank of Greece (BoG) for a relaxation of…

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Tsakalotos: Expresses opposition to sanctions on Spain, Portugal over excessive budget deficits

Panos - Jul 12, 2016

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on Monday expressed opposition during a same-dayEurogroup meeting to the possibility of Commission-imposed sanctions against Spain and Portugal, according to Greek government…

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Tsakalotos heads to Eurogroup to push for relaxed primary surpluses after 2018

chris1 - Jul 10, 2016

Even though Greece will not be the topic of discussion at Monday’s Eurogroup, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos heads to Brussels with the primary aim of changing and…

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Finance minister say capital controls to be gradually relaxed

Panos - Jul 05, 2016

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on Tuesday said that steps are being taken to relax capital controls – in place for the past year – as early as…

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Tsakalotos: Capital controls to continue

Panos - Jul 05, 2016

Speaking to Greek state broadcaster ERT, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said that the capital controls were at state were they were gradually receding. He added, however, that…

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Pressure on Greek gov’t to catch up on reforms

chris1 - Jul 03, 2016

Representatives of Greece’s creditors have increased the pressure on Greek authorities to push through a new slew of reforms over the coming weeks to qualify for the…