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IMF Presses European Creditors for Greek Debt Relief Plan by Next Week

The International Monetary Fund is pressing Greece's European creditors to agree on a debt relief program as soon as next week to ensure that...

IMF: Greece Should Broaden Tax Base

Greece should consider broadening its tax base and possibly accelerate lowering the threshold for tax-free incomes for 2019 instead of 2020, said IMF Director...

IMF’s Thomsen: Maturities Extension is Enough for Greek Debt Sustainability

In an interview with Austrian newspaper Der Standard, IMF's head of European department Poul Thomsen claimed that extending maturities of the Greek debt is...

IMF Not Asking Greece for More Fiscal Measures

The International Monetary Fund is not asking Greece to take any additional fiscal measures under the bailout programme, the head of the IMF's European...

IMF’s Thomsen: No Stability Concerns Over Greek Banks

Poul Thomsen, Director of the European Department of the IMF, said there are "no concerns" about the stability of Greek banks and an asset...

Greek PM Tsipras Invites IMF to Participate Financially in Greece’s Bailout

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has sent a letter of intent to the International Monetary Fund asking for its financial participation in the country's...

German Newspaper: Individual Interests Delay Greece’s Return to Normality

German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung revealed on Saturday an internal document of the Eurogroup which shows that although Greece was praised for its progress, the...

IMF’s Thomsen: We Need More Realism in Assumptions and More Specificity About Greece’s Economy

The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) European Department head Poul Thomsen said on Tuesday that his organization needs to see more realistic euro zone assumptions...

IMF’s Thomsen Welcomes Greece’s Deal With Lenders

Poul Thomsen, director of the IMF’s European Department, welcomed on Tuesday the agreement achieved between the Greek government and its lenders saying it will...

IMF Blog Explains Steps for Management of Sovereign Debt

The International Monetary Fund has explained its position regarding management of sovereign debt, including the Greek debt. In a piece on the management of sovereign...

IMF: We Will Correct our Projections for Greece if 2016 Figures Show Us too...

When we examine the 2016 figures for Greece, we will change our assessment if we find that we were too pessimistic, said Director...

IMF: Greece Needs ‘Painful Reforms’ to Return to ‘Sustainable Growth’

Greece needs to make "painful political and social reforms" in order to return to "the road of sustainable growth," said the International Monetary Fund...

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