30 May 2022

RE OPENING OF GGB 4.00 %, 30 JANUARY 2037 AUCTION RESULTS

The extraordinary auction of the GGB 4.00%, 30 January 2037 was conducted today. Total bids reached EUR 920 million and the amount finally accepted was EUR 250 million. Settlement date is...
30 May 2022

RE OPENING OF GGB 4.20 %, 30 JANUARY 2042 AUCTION RESULTS

The extraordinary auction of the GGB 4.20%, 30 January 2042 was conducted today. Total bids reached EUR 675 million and the amount finally accepted was EUR 150 million. Settlement date is...
27 May 2022

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE BONDS AUCTIONED

ANNOUNCEMENT  AUCTION OF GGB 4.00%, JANUARY 30, 2037 & GGB 4.20%, JANUARY 30, 2042    On May 30, 2022, the Hellenic Republic (HR) will proceed with...
7 Apr 2022

P.R.: Position of the Minister of Finance Mr. Christos Staikouras in the discussion with Mr. Mario Nava, Director General for Structural Reform Support of the European Commission in the context of the 7th Delphi Economic Forum

I am particularly pleased to be sharing this panel with Mr. Mario Nava, Director General for Structural Reform Support of the European Commission. I highly appreciate this opportunity to speak...
19 Feb 2022

P.R.: Speech by the Minister of Finance Mr. Christos Staikouras at the conference of LSESU Hellenic Society "Greece 2022: Semper Ad Meliora"

First of all, I would like to congratulate the London School of Economics Hellenic Society for today’s insightful hybrid event and to thank the organizing committee for offering me the...
14 Feb 2022

INTERVIEW OF THE MINISTER OF FINANCE MR. CHRISTOS STAIKOURAS WITH "REUTERS"

  Greece to repay last IMF loans by March, achieve primary surplus in 2023 - FinMin By Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Greece will repay the final tranches...
14 Feb 2022

EXCLUSIVE Greece to repay last IMF loans by March, achieve primary surplus in 2023-FinMin

Greece has officially submitted a request for the full prepayment of the outstanding balance of its IMF loans. The relevant procedure has been launched and is expected to be completed at the end...
5 Jan 2022

Interview of the Minister of Finance Mr. Christos Staikouras with the British newspaper "The Telegraph"

GREECE DEMANDS RELAXATION OF EU DEBT RULES Tom Rees Mon, 3 January 2022   Greece is demanding a relaxation of European debt rules to allow a wave of green investment as Brussels...
31 Dec 2021

PR: Reflections on 20 years of the euro joint article by Eurogroup members

Reflections on 20 years of the euro: joint article by Eurogroup members Twenty years ago tomorrow, around 300 million Europeans held a brand new currency in their hands, the euro. From...
31 Dec 2021

Common article - Reflections on 20 years of the euro

Reflections on 20 years of the euro By Christos Staikouras, Paschal Donohoe, Valdis Dombrovskis, Paolo Gentiloni, Mairead McGuinness and all Finance Ministers of the euro area Twenty...
5 Oct 2021

PR: Common Statement of the Finance Ministers of Spain, France, the Czech Republic, Greece and Romania on energy market prices

Common Statement of Nadia Calviño, Spanish First Vice-President and Minister for the Economy and Digital Transformation, Bruno Le Maire, French Minister for the Economy, Finance and...
29 Sep 2021

Speech by the Minister of Finance, Mr. Christos Staikouras, on "EU Economic Governance for Recovery and Resilience", at the online conference "Greece and the EU Recovery and Resilience Facility", organised by the European Commission in collaboration with IOBE

First of all, I would like to thank the organizers – the European Commission and the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research – for their kind invitation and for offering me the opportunity...
11 Aug 2021

Opening of State Aid Account for depositing donations for the purpose of supporting and strengthening the wildfire stricken areas

By order of the Minister of Finance, Mr. Christos Staikouras, a special purpose bank account named "State Aid Account – Private citizens donations" was opened today pursuant to law 4797/2021...
12 Jul 2021

Doorstep Statement by the Minister of Finance of Greece, Mr. Christos Staikouras at the Eurogroup meeting, in Brussels

"Despite the difficulties and the uncertainty, Europe is recovering. “Next Generation EU” will enhance, significantly, this process. The adoption of the 12 National Recovery and Resilience Plans...
1 Jul 2021

Investor Meetings - Press Release

Investor Meetings
24 Jun 2021

Statement by the Minister of Finance Mr. Christos Staikouras at the online press conference with the President of the European Investment Bank Dr. Werner Hoyer and the Vice President of the EIB Mr. Christian Kettel Thomsen

I would like to welcome the President of European Investment Bank, Dr. Werner Hoyer, and the Vice President Mr. Christian Kettel Thomsen, in the Ministry of Finance. I would like to thank them...
9 Apr 2021

The prolongation of “Hercules” is approved by the European Commission

Today, the European Commission gave its approval to the prolongation of “Hercules”, which aims at drastically reducing bad loans. The Deputy Minister of Finance responsible for the financial...
23 Mar 2021

Interview by George Zavvos, Deputy Minister of Finance responsible for the financial system to Nena Malliara , economics news site "Insider.gr"

WHY THE REFORM OF THE GREEK CAPITAL MARKET IS URGENT AND WHY EUROPE NEEDS TO SPEED UP THE CAPITAL MARKETS UNION The development of the domestic capital market is for the government a goal...
15 Mar 2021

Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Finance Mr. George Zavvos, on the reforms of the Greek banking system and the extension of the Hellenic Asset Protection Scheme “Hercules”

On Friday, March 12, the Deputy Minister of Finance responsible for the financial system, Mr. George Zavvos, submitted the official request of the Greek Government for the extension of the...
8 Mar 2021

Intervention of the Deputy Minister of Finance responsible for the financial system, Mr. George Zavvos, at Fin Forum 2021

‘During the first year of its operation, the Hercules project, in which all 4 systemic banks have participated, has r educed non-performing loans (NPLs) by EUR 32 billion , i.e. by around 40 % ....