Grexit back on the agenda again as Greek economy unravels

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Series Details 06.03.16
Publication Date 06/03/2016
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After three emergency bailouts and the biggest debt restructuring in history, the writer says that in March 2016 talk has again turned to Greece dropping out of the currency union.

[The Eurogroup were due to exchange views on the ongoing implementation of Greece's economic adjustment programme at a meeting on the 7 March 2016, focusing on the reforms required for the successful completion of the first review.

Actions related to the first review include reforming the pension system, fiscal strategy, making the privatisation fund operational and addressing the issue of non-performing loans, among other issues].

On 31 March, the head of the European Parliament's economic and monetary affairs committee revealed the first assessment would soon be complement, as the Greek government showed its determination to implement the programme.

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