Showing posts with label loans. Show all posts
Showing posts with label loans. Show all posts

Friday, July 20, 2018

Argentine unions vow further strikes to block pact with IMF

Argentine unions vow further strikes to block pact with IMF
The CGT, Argentina's main labor federation, said Thursday that workers will continue to mount strikes and protests until President Mauricio Macri abandons the agreement he signed with the International Monetary Fund.

Friday, June 8, 2018

IMF agrees to loan up to $50bn for Argentina

IMF agrees to loan up to $50bn for Argentina
The International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Argentina up to $50bn (£37.2bn) as the country seeks to bolster its struggling economy.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Le FMI entend conclure un accord rapidement avec l'Argentine

Le FMI entend conclure un accord rapidement avec l'Argentine
Le Fonds monétaire international (FMI) entend conclure un accord "rapidement" avec l'Argentine, a souligné son porte-parole jeudi, relevant que la situation du pays est très différente d'il y a une vingtaine d'années lors d'une précédente crise.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Russian minister says no plans to grant loan to Turkey to buy S-400 missile systems

Russia is not planning to provide a loan to Turkey to purchase the S-400 missile systems, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov said on Friday.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Greece ratifies austerity bill before Eurogroup meeting

Greek parliament on Thursday approved an austerity bill for new pension cuts and tax hikes through 2020, ahead of Monday's Eurogroup meeting in Brussels to continue vital loan payouts and start talks on debt relief.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Thousands strike in Greece over proposed austerity cuts

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Athens and Thessaloniki to express anger at new pension and tax-break cuts forced on Greece by its EU-IMF creditors in return for bailout funds.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Pledging more austerity, Greece cuts deal with lenders

Promising to cut pensions and give taxpayers fewer breaks, Greece has paved the way for the disbursement of further rescue funds from international lenders and possibly opened the door to reworking its massive debt.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Ethos of Am: Obama Urges Greece to Push Unpopular Reforms to Win "Debt Relief"

Outgoing US President Barack Obama has told Greece to continue with deeply unpopular economic reforms in an effort to win international backing for much needed debt relief to kick-start its economy, Sputnik has been told.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

Le président de l'Eurogroupe presse la Grèce de progresser sur les réformes

La pression "est de retour" sur la Grèce, a déclaré vendredi le président de l'Eurogroupe, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, enjoignant Athènes à mettre en oeuvre les réformes demandées par ses créanciers.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Russia still expects Ukraine to repay debt.

Russia still hopes that Ukraine repays the debt of $3 bln, but after Kiev’s statements, Moscow is ready to use all international legal instruments, Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, commenting on Russia’s petition to the London’s High Court for expedited hearing of the Ukrainian debt issue.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Iraq inks deal for $2.7 billion US military loan

Iraq secured a deal Wednesday for a $2.7 billion US loan to finance the buying of ammunition and maintenance of tanks and fighters used in the fight against the Islamic State group.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Russia will not back IMF aid program to Ukraine if it fails to consider debt requests

Russia will not support the aid program of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Ukraine if it does not take into consideration Ukrainian obligations to Russia regarding $3 bln debt, the Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said in an interview aired by the Rossiya-24 TV news channel Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Another Greek crisis not beneficial to anyone

A new Greek crisis will not be beneficial to anyone, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said in a letter addressed to his European counterparts ahead of Monday's Euro Group meeting, Greek media reported on Saturday.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Officials rule out Greek deal despite reforms

Eurozone and IMF officials have ruled out any deal between Greece and its lenders that would unlock loans and enable vital debt relief talks, despite some progress on the reforms Greece must implement in exchange.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Ukraine introduces indefinite moratorium on payments of foreign debts

Ukraine has lifted temporary restrictions from its moratorium on the payment of its foreign public debts, including a $3 billion debt to Russia. According to an explanatory note to the relevant draft law, 242 deputies of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine’s parliament) voted for the bill. For the approval of the bill 226 votes would be enough.

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