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IMF to Play New Role as Special Advisor in Greek Bailout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will most likely not join in the Greek bailout program bearing in mind its disagreement with EU resistance to debt...

Thomsen Signals IMF’s Reluctance to Support Financing for Greece

International Monetary Fund (IMF) European department chief Poul Thomsen said that the fund is unlikely to rejoin Europe in more financing of Greece in...

Still at Odds: IMF Pushes for Greek Debt Sustainability While Germany Focuses on Competitiveness

On Thursday, both the IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble have voiced concerns about Greece's debt sustainability and competitiveness. Lagarde...

Jack Lew Urges for Debt Restructuring in Greece

United States Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew responded to a question by Greece's daily Kathimerini on the sidelines of an event in Washington...

IMF Predicts Primary Surplus Will Be Lower Than Expectations of Greece and EC

The International Monetary Fund forecasts a much lower primary surplus for 2017 than the predictions made by the Greek Finance Ministry and the European Commission. In...

IMF: Greek Economy Will Grow in the Short Term, But Not in Medium, Long...

The forecasts for the Greek economy are optimistic for the short term, but not for the medium and long term, an International Monetary Fund...

Senior EZ Official Says Tranche Disbursement Likely at Eurogroup on October 10

A senior Eurozone official told journalists that Greece's pending prior actions can be completed before the Eurogroup meeting of the euro area's finance ministers...

Hellenic Federation of Enterprises Complains About Heavy Taxation

The weekly Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) newsletter focuses on heavy taxation on businesses and aligns with the IMF view that less taxes is...

No Need to Ease Greek Debt for Now, German FinMin says

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Wednesday put an end to Greece's wish to ease its debt any time soon, despite the Greek government's...

German Press Reports Defend Greece Following IMF Report

The German press is filled with extensive commentary concerning the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) report on Greece that was released on Friday. The report...

Berlin: Greece Continues to Drag Feet on Required Reforms

There is concern in Berlin that the Greek government is very slow in implementing the reforms required for the completion of the second bailout...

IMF Report: Pension Reductions, Tax and Labor Changes Needed

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Greek Head Delia Velculescu held a conference call with reporters on Friday. She stated that Greece’s growth outlook remains...

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