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New Report Claims Greece Can Expect 2.1% Growth in 2018

  As reports from Germany on Thursday appeared to link proposed Greek debt relief with growth rates, a think tank in Athens claimed the economy would...

Berlin Insists on Strict Conditions for Greek Debt Relief

Debt relief for Greece will only be provided under strict conditions if it happens at all, Germany's finance ministry has said. Earlier, German newspaper Handelsblatt...

Gap Between EU-IMF over Greek Debt Remains

The International Monetary Fund and the European Union continue to disagree on the Greek debt relief issue, as was shown during the IMF and...

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 Lagarde: Greece Must Implement Reforms

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is committed to continuing its support of Greece after the end of the fiscal program in August, but there...
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Greek Debt-Relief Talks Shift to Washington

Brussels and Athens are now turning their attention to Washington, where critical discussions on Greek debt relief will be held on the sidelines of...

IMF Estimates Lower Growth Rate for Greece

The IMF new assessment for growth in Greece is at 2 percent of gross domestic product, lower than the 2.6 percent forecast six months...

IMF Says Cyprus Needs to Tackle Bad Loans

Cyprus needs to make reforms to cut the number of bad loans in the island's troubled economy, the IMF has said. A post-bailout monitoring team...

IMF Head: Creditors Have ‘Legitimate Interest’ in Supervising Greece

Greece will likely remain under some kind of foreign supervision despite exiting its bailout program in August it has been claimed. Head of the IMF,...

EU: Greece Needs to Close Pending Prerequisites before Disbursement of Loan Tranche

Greece needs to complete three important prerequisites before the EU disburses the next loan tranche of €5.7 billion euros, a European official said, according...

IMF’s ‘Iron Lady’ in Greece to Move On

  The head of the IMF team in Greece, Romanian economist Delia Velculescu, is to leave her post after three years in the job, local media...

IMF Chief Congratulates Tsipras on ‘Reforms’

  A high-profile meeting between Greek premier Alexis Tsipras and IMF head Christine Lagarde has ended in Davos, Switzerland. Lagarde tweeted shortly after Thursday's meeting: "We...

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