‘IMF expects extra dose of austerity for 2015’

In a report released on November 13, the institution says that in 2015 Portugal will have to further reduce wages and pensions to achieve a sustainable balance of payments in the public accounts.

The IMF believes that Portuguese economic activity will remain stable until the end of 2013, beginning to gradually recover in 2014, but warns that there are still “significant risks” ahead. Among them is the possibility that the Constitutional Court will reject some elements of the government’s 2014 Budget.

Read the article at Presseurop here.

Original article at Diário de Notícias (in Portuguese) here.

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