Economy of the European Union
BELGRADE - On the proposal of the Serbian Ministry of Finance, the Serbian government appointed Minister of Finance Lazar Krstic as Serbia's governor to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Serbian government's website reads.
Minister of Economy Dusan Vujovic was named Serbia's deputy governor to the EBRD at the government's session on Thursday.
LONDON/BELGRADE - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) wants to invest in Telekom Srbija and Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport when the two public companies are privatized.
EBRD president Suma Chakrabarti told RTS on Thursday that Serbia has good prospects and that the bank will continue to invest in the country.
Stournaras to put forward suggestions on how to reduce annual repayments at Mondays Eurogroup
Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras is due to ask his eurozone counterparts Monday to begin considering further debt relief for Greece, with the government already having drafted a number of options to reduce the repayments the country faces in the years to come.
The euro-or-drachma debate should have been settled a long time ago. Even the most vocal doomsayers outside the country have stopped predicting that Greece will be forces to leave the euro area and switch back to its old currency.