Austria’s Fekter Says Greece Needs to Speed Up Privatizations

Austrian Finance Minister Maria Fekter said Greece needed to increase the speed in which its sells state assets.

“We’ve always criticized that nothing has happened regarding privatizations,” Fekter told reporters in Vienna today. “More privatizations would create more dynamic and competition, foreign investors would come to the country -- this needs to be speeded up.”

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