By Ilias Bellos, Kathimerini
The state is speeding up the process for the integrated use and upgrading of the key transport infrastructures in northern Greece, as sell-off fund TAIPED is aiming to quickly wrap up the privatization of Thessaloniki Port Authority (OLTH) by mid-March, as well as to enter the second stage of the tender for the Egnatia Odos highway and start the process for the concession of the port authorities of Alexandroupoli and Igoumenitsa.
By Anadolu Agency
Turkey will co-finance projects led by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) through the Turkish Treasury, the bank said on Jan. 16.
BY LIZ PEEK, The Hill
By Richard Lachmann, Valdai Club
President Trump and the Republican controlled Congress ended 2017 with their first legislative achievement: tax cuts totaling $1.5 trillion over the next ten years. However, that amount masks the magnitude of the bill. In fact, there are $6 trillion of tax cuts, with $4.5 trillion made up through tax increases. Thus, the bill mainly is a redistribution of the tax burden from some Americans to others.