Christos Staikouras

Staikouras – The energy crisis with us until the 2nd quarter of 2022

"All the policies that we announced at the Thessaloniki International Fair for 2022 apply, but for other political initiatives that we would like to take, the budgetary margins to be taken are limited", said the Minister of Finance Christos Staikouras and explained that "as much as we are forced to help society, these 500 million euros - which were announced yesterday that will be given - are m

Greek FinMin points to latest upgrade of Greece’s credit rating; seventh in row since July 2019, as he reminds

The Greek government was quick to pounce on the latest upgrade of the country's credit rating on Friday evening, pointing out that Greece's same-day upgrade by DBRS Morningstar by one grade, from ΒΒ (Low) to ΒΒ, comes a week after a similar hike by Scope Ratings.

Greece plans early repayment of loans

Greece is "getting rid" of expensive debt, laying the groundwork for the early repayment of part of the bilateral loans from the first Memorandum of 2010 (2.7 billion euros per year) and the further repayment of IMF loans (1.9 billion euros). The signal was officially sent by the Minister of Finance Christos Staikouras and according to information, these moves will start in the near future.

Christos Staikouras in Brussels

The Minister of Finance, Mr. Christos Staikouras, is going to Brussels today, in order to participate in the Eurogroup meeting and a day later in the Ecofin meeting.

At tomorrow 's Eurogroup, Eurozone Finance Ministers will discuss the Eurozone' s fiscal course and prospects, focusing on next year.

Eurogroup: Support measures, assessment report and debt on the table

The 10th post-memorandum evaluation report of the Greek economy is expected to be presented during today's Eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg, which will be attended by Finance Minister Christos Staikouras.

Therefore, Greece is expected to take another step towards a positive direction, as another evaluation is successfully completed.