The Development ministry will seek to review the agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB), aiming at reduced collateral requirements for the funds allocated to the Greek market by the EIB through the Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs).
The Finance ministry on Tuesday tabled an amendment in Parliament that provides for the reduction of the special consumption tax on heating oil and kerosene from 330 euros per 1,000 litres to 230 euros per 1,000 litres.
The proposal to modernise the legislation on societe anonymes (SAs), which dates to 1920, will be ready by the committee working on it in November, Development and Competitiveness Minister Nikos Dendias told Sunday's Dimokratia newspaper.
Greece will not need a third support package, Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis told ANA-MPA shortly after his speech in the City of London on the closing day of the 9th Road Show of the Athens Stock Exchange on Friday.
Greece's Parliament on Thursday ratified the first three concessions granting rights for hydrocarbon exploration and extraction in offshore locations in western Greece, specifically in Katakolo, Ioannina and the Patras Gulf.
Populism and extremism and their dangers were the main focus of the address Prime Minister Antonis Samaras delivered at the "Athens Forum 2014: Democracy under Pressure" event on Monday to celebrate the International Day of Democracy.