Athens Digest 26.08.2019 [weekly edition]

• Macron welcomes Mitsotakis in Paris with migration, the environment, Cyprus on the agenda. Next stop Berlin • Spokesman says 2019 surplus targets are feasible • Moody’s gives B1 rating citing ‘moderate’ economic strength • BoG: Current account deficit shrinks in first half • Draft legislation for general data protection regulation published • Ministry to … Continue reading Athens Digest 26.08.2019 [weekly edition]

Athens Digest 19.08.2019 [weekly edition]

• Revenue exceeds targets in first seven months • PM begins European tour this week to make case for reduced primary surplus targets • Government eyes changes in debt service and use of ANFAs and SMPs returns in public investment program • RescEU mechanism activated during destructive wildfire fire on Evia island # Revenues for the … Continue reading Athens Digest 19.08.2019 [weekly edition]

Athens Digest 12.08.2019 [weekly edition]

• Midsummer amendments: Campus ban for police is abolished • Government acts on Competition Committee’s Head controversy • PM Mitsotakis meets Bruno Le Maire ahead of his visit to France • MinFin Staikouras letter to Commission seeks roadmap for new budget targets • Commissioner Hahn stresses out challenges on EU co-financed projects • Minister says … Continue reading Athens Digest 12.08.2019 [weekly edition]

Athens Digest 05.08.2019 [weekly edition]

• MinFin Staikouras: Talks to lower surpluses already started • Fitch Affirms Greece at 'BB-'; Outlook Stable • Central bank seeking to end capital controls after summer • PM Mitsotakis promises Greeks abroad the right to vote # Finance Minister Christos Staikouras says talks with creditors to eventually lower annual primary surplus targets are already underway. … Continue reading Athens Digest 05.08.2019 [weekly edition]