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A Year After Bailout Exit, Commission Says Greece Making Progress

The European Commission issued a statement, marking the one-year anniversary of Greece’s exit from a nearly eight-year-long aid program.

Greek Assets Body Set to Run New Round of Privatization Tenders 

Greek assets body TAIPED is set to launch a new round of privatization tenders for thermal springs, regional ports and marinas across Greece.

Tsipras: ‘Liberation Day’ for Post-bailout Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras described August 20, as a day of liberation for Greece, as the country completed its nearly eight-year rescue period.

Greece Exits Bailout Era Amid Uncertainty, Betting on Regaining Trust

August 20 marks Greece’s exit from a nearly eight-year-long aid program.

EU Approves of ‘Enhanced Surveillance’ for Post-bailout Greece

The European Commission presented an “enhanced surveillance" framework in order to support Greece in its post-bailout efforts to return to “normalcy”.

Minister Calls on Moscovici to Include Greek Tourism in EU Budget Planning

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura called on European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici to include Greek tourism in the planning of the EU budget beyond 2020.

Moscovici: No More Bailout Plans for Greece, Just Supervision

Greece will leave bailout programs behind and move ahead with growth under surveillance, according to European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici.

Study Shows Greeks Still Distrust Banking System

More than half of all Greeks distrust the banking system according to a study focusing on capital restrictions, conducted by business consultants Alvarez & Marsal.

Moscovici Sees a Stronger Greece Regaining Market Trust

European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said growth has returned, jobs are being created and investors are again expressing interest in Greece.

One in 10 New Hotels in Greece a Five-Star

Hospitality and accommodation in Greece is becoming better than ever with one in five new hotels offering five-star services.

Limited Investment Thwarting Greece’s Recovery, Report Says

Pulling Greece out of investment stagnancy must involve carefully planned policies that will be implemented with consistency, a PwC report says.

Greece Applauds Emmanuel Macron for French Presidency Win

"Emmanuel Macron’s victory is a breath for France and for the whole of Europe," Greek PM Alexis Tsipras tweeted following France's election result.

Commission: Greek Economy Showing Signs of Sustained Recovery

The Greek economy is showing signs of sustained recovery, according to the European Commission's Winter 2017 Economic Forecast for Greece.

Eurogroup: Greece Gets New Lease on Life, Tourism, Business Sectors Relieved

Greece clinched additional loans from its international creditors to the tune of 10.3 billion euros on Wednesday, while Eurogroup finance ministers agreed to offer debt relief extending the repayment period and capping interest rates.

Third Greece Debt Deal Winds Up

Greece and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have decided to cancel the current memorandum in order to avoid the payment of administrative charges associated with the program.