Items related to austerity measures


A motorist drives past a government billboard in Cairo, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, which reads in Arabic: "We sure can ... boost our exports and increase our resources. Oh, Egypt, With bold reforms, we shorten the road." Billboards and street signs have gone up across Egypt’s capital extolling austerity and hope, part of a pro-government public relations campaign aimed at preparing Egyptians for sweeping economic reforms.
 

 
AP 03 Sep 2016
Billboards and street signs have gone up across Egypt's capital extolling austerity and hope, part of a pro-...
Reuters 23 Aug 2016
Egypt plans to end fuel subsidies within three years and is aiming to increase fuel prices to 65 percent of their...
CNN 06 Jul 2015
Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's embattled finance minister, has resigned his post, saying the move could help Prime...
AFP 11 Feb 2015
Greece is to seek a cash lifeline at an emergency meeting of eurozone finance ministers Wednesday, as Athens...
AFP 03 Feb 2015
Suicides in Greece surged by a third after the country implemented an austerity programme in June 2011, health...
The opening ceremony of the new Egyptian Stock Exchange in Smart Village, outside of Cairo.
Reuters 08 Apr 2013
Egypt will cancel a tax on stock dividends and investment gains from takeovers and will return revenue already levied...
AFP 20 Feb 2013
Greece braced for a 24-hour general strike called by the two main unions in protest against austerity measures, ahead...
Egypt's President Mohamed Morsy speaks to the nation at Cairo stadium, 6 October 2012, to mark the anniversary of Egypt's successful crossing of the Suez Canal in its October 1973 war against Israel. Morsy said on Saturday he had fallen short of goals he promised to fulfil in his first 100 days in office, but aimed to assuage critics by highlighting his most prominent achievements.
Maggie Hyde 12 Dec 2012
Egyptian officials have asked to postpone a request for a US$4.8 loan from the International Monetary Fund, loan...
Dozens of political activists taking part in protest against IMF loan, in front of Stock Exchange, Cairo, 29 August 2012.
Maggie Hyde
Amira Salah-Ahmed
29 Nov 2012
The details of a 10-year economic reform plan that officials say aims to make Egypt “a free and democratic civil...
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde (R) leaves after her meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil al-Araby (L) at his office in Cairo in 2011. The International Monetary Fund said Thursday an IMF team had fruitful talks with authorities in Egypt this week that could lead to an IMF loan.
Maggie Hyde
Amira Salah-Ahmed
20 Nov 2012
Egypt reached a preliminary agreement with an International Monetary Fund delegation Tuesday, putting into action the...