IMF Media Center > ANNUAL & SPRING MEETINGS http://mediacenter.imf.org/annual-and-spring-meetings/all bc5273e4-980c-41c9-9e72-7822ad9cd503/IMF PHOTO IMFC http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-photo-imfc/s/bc5273e4-980c-41c9-9e72-7822ad9cd503 IMF PHOTO IMFC The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Bali, Indonesia for the IMF’s Annual Meetings. Leaders are looking to defuse trade tensions, boost cooperation and communication and... ]]> 10/14/2018 1:04:00 AM ceedea4f-72be-49b6-ae78-e56414e15931/IMF’s Lagarde: “We Are Stronger Together” http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-s-lagarde---we-are-stronger-together-/s/ceedea4f-72be-49b6-ae78-e56414e15931 IMF’s Lagarde: “We Are Stronger Together” The International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) gathered in Bali, Indonesia Saturday for the IMF’s Annual Meetings. Leaders discussed ways to support the global expansion and lower... ]]> 10/13/2018 11:07:00 AM 9eff2c0f-25a8-447a-82a3-9b15d25637cb/G20 http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/g20/s/9eff2c0f-25a8-447a-82a3-9b15d25637cb G20 Central bank governors and finance ministers of the Group of Twenty (G20) nations met in Bali, Indonesia on Friday to discuss risks to the world economy. The Fourth G20 Meeting of Finance... ]]> 10/12/2018 10:46:00 AM 978d81b7-2dba-4dbe-b98c-e7594968ad9c/IMF PLENARY http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-plenary/s/978d81b7-2dba-4dbe-b98c-e7594968ad9c IMF PLENARY At the open of the 2018 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, President Joko Widodo of the host nation Indonesia compared relations among major economies to the... ]]> 10/12/2018 7:55:00 AM 2baee5c0-cd09-4466-8e74-a9d5fdc73354/IMF FINTECH http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-fintech/s/2baee5c0-cd09-4466-8e74-a9d5fdc73354 IMF FINTECH The International Monetary Fund and World Bank released the Bali Fintech Agenda on Thursday to help countries make policies for financial technology to promote inclusive growth and minimize risk... ]]> 10/11/2018 1:36:00 PM 92a47b54-1a90-492a-ad7d-ae99c31d9fc3/G20 Family Photo http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/g20-family-photo/s/92a47b54-1a90-492a-ad7d-ae99c31d9fc3 G20 Family Photo G20 Finance Ministers and central bankers gathered for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group Annual Meetings in Bali Thursday (October 11). The annual meetings are being held in... ]]> 10/11/2018 1:17:00 PM 6fffdeea-e62c-4b7b-9d69-802ce7ee022b/IMF’s Lagarde Urges Leaders to De-Escalate Tensions http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-s-lagarde-urges-leaders-to-de-escalate-tensions/s/6fffdeea-e62c-4b7b-9d69-802ce7ee022b IMF’s Lagarde Urges Leaders to De-Escalate Tensions At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to cooperate and “steer” toward a more inclusive and... ]]> 10/11/2018 7:52:00 AM f9dac93e-d79a-4eb4-8b0f-74739a6c5b40/IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-fiscal-monitor-presser/s/f9dac93e-d79a-4eb4-8b0f-74739a6c5b40 IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser Public sector assets and public wealth matter, the IMF’s Fiscal Monitor report concludes. While releasing the report in Bali in the lead-up to the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group,... ]]> 10/10/2018 3:23:00 PM fcba37ff-95b9-4efa-9cee-d61c400bcabf/IMF: Financial Stability Risks Emerging http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf--financial-stability-risks-emerging/s/fcba37ff-95b9-4efa-9cee-d61c400bcabf IMF: Financial Stability Risks Emerging Ten years after the collapse of Lehman brothers sent markets in to crisis, banks and governments have largely restored confidence in the stability of the world’s systems, but new risks are... ]]> 10/10/2018 7:13:00 AM 45ddf9cb-bd3d-48d2-a4c0-cf8afe27e9c7/IMF Fiscal Monitor / Debt http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-fiscal-monitor---debt/s/45ddf9cb-bd3d-48d2-a4c0-cf8afe27e9c7 IMF Fiscal Monitor / Debt Public sector assets and public wealth matter, the IMF’s Fiscal Monitor report concludes. The report, released in Bali in the lead-up to the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group... ]]> 10/10/2018 1:45:00 AM 5032941b-e379-42aa-ac13-bc3c0585fdcb/IMF and World Bank Group Meeting Getting Under Way http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-and-world-bank-group-meeting-getting-under-way/s/5032941b-e379-42aa-ac13-bc3c0585fdcb IMF and World Bank Group Meeting Getting Under Way IMF and World Bank officials started gathering in Indonesia for their annual meetings this week in Nusa Dua, Bali. IMF officials released the World Economic Outlook as journalists and officials... ]]> 10/10/2018 12:16:00 AM 3d981692-1a7c-44bf-b7c0-0691330c0670/IMF Global Financial Stability Report http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-global-financial-stability-report/s/3d981692-1a7c-44bf-b7c0-0691330c0670 IMF Global Financial Stability Report Ten years after the collapse of Lehman brothers sent markets in to crisis, banks and governments have largely restored confidence in the stability of the world’s systems, but new risks are... ]]> 10/10/2018 12:00:00 AM 2bcbe094-14b5-455b-b842-3750f17f1cde/IMF Sees Growth Plateau, Warns of Risks http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-sees-growth-plateau--warns-of-risks/s/2bcbe094-14b5-455b-b842-3750f17f1cde IMF Sees Growth Plateau, Warns of Risks The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) sees a global growth reaching a plateau with growing risks of recession on the horizon, said the IMF’s Research Department Director Maury Obstfeld in... ]]> 10/9/2018 7:57:00 AM 90306542-bd98-473a-992f-d3e1d7e1265d/IMF WEO Global Growth http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-weo-global-growth/s/90306542-bd98-473a-992f-d3e1d7e1265d IMF WEO Global Growth The IMF World Economic Outlook sees a slow-down in global growth environment with growing risks of recession on the horizon, Research Department Director Maury Obstfeld told reporters in Bali,... ]]> 10/9/2018 1:00:00 AM 9362fcdc-87c9-44ea-8559-3368fa881983/IMFC Urges Nations to Embrace Cooperation and Promote Inclusive Growth http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imfc-urges-nations-to-embrace-cooperation-and-promote-inclusive-growth/s/9362fcdc-87c9-44ea-8559-3368fa881983 IMFC Urges Nations to Embrace Cooperation and Promote Inclusive Growth The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Washington for the IMF’s Spring Meetings. Leaders are looking to boost cooperation and communication to move the global economy to... ]]> 4/21/2018 8:27:00 PM 820976d1-dcd6-4545-b016-33274919eda6/IMF Governors Discuss Cooperation and Sustainable Growth http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-governors-discuss-cooperation-and-sustainable-growth/s/820976d1-dcd6-4545-b016-33274919eda6 IMF Governors Discuss Cooperation and Sustainable Growth The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Washington for the IMF’s Spring Meetings. Leaders are looking to boost cooperation and communication to move the global economy to... ]]> 4/21/2018 5:29:00 PM a695ae5b-5aa3-4a82-850a-faa3f2eb0777/IMF: Economies Growing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Potential for More http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf--economies-growing-in-sub-saharan-africa--potential-for-more/s/a695ae5b-5aa3-4a82-850a-faa3f2eb0777 IMF: Economies Growing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Potential for More Sub-Saharan Africa is seeing a “modest pickup in economic growth,” with growth forecast to rise from 2.8 percent in 2017 to 3.4 percent in 2018, according to the International Monetary Fund. The... ]]> 4/20/2018 11:20:00 PM b8f0c220-f07e-4b5b-8ba8-1b575acdb728/IMF: G20 Leaders Meet to Bolster Sustainable Growth http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf--g20-leaders-meet-to-bolster-sustainable-growth/s/b8f0c220-f07e-4b5b-8ba8-1b575acdb728 IMF: G20 Leaders Meet to Bolster Sustainable Growth Central bank governors and finance ministers of the G20 nations met in Washington on Friday at the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Leaders are looking to boost... ]]> 4/20/2018 6:15:00 PM 9fd81dce-dd14-4137-8ea1-611999e8c705/IMF: Experts Warn Against Complacency in Euro Reform http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf--experts-warn-against-complacency-in-euro-reform/s/9fd81dce-dd14-4137-8ea1-611999e8c705 IMF: Experts Warn Against Complacency in Euro Reform Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Thursday to discuss the future of reforms in the euro zone. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde hosted a panel of current and former... ]]> 4/19/2018 9:14:00 PM 2573ac78-9506-44e7-85e5-899945b30499/IMF’s Lagarde: Trade and Investment Are Engines of Growth http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-s-lagarde--trade-and-investment-are-engines-of-growth/s/2573ac78-9506-44e7-85e5-899945b30499 IMF’s Lagarde: Trade and Investment Are Engines of Growth At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to take advantage of a strengthened global recovery to... ]]> 4/19/2018 5:11:00 PM c93d2771-f738-4c68-b555-754b329baf90/IMF: Cooperation Important to Ensure Digital Economy Delivers http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf--cooperation-important-to-ensure-digital-economy-delivers/s/c93d2771-f738-4c68-b555-754b329baf90 IMF: Cooperation Important to Ensure Digital Economy Delivers Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday to discuss the future of work in the information age. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and a panel of business, technology... ]]> 4/19/2018 12:13:00 AM a054e7bd-b1dc-4d58-abda-bf2cf881e6e4/IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf--growth-to-cut-record-debt--but-more-work-ahead/s/a054e7bd-b1dc-4d58-abda-bf2cf881e6e4 IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead The world economy is on the rise and that will help bring down debt from current record levels, but policy makers must not become complacent the IMF announced in the Fiscal Monitor Report released... ]]> 4/18/2018 8:04:00 PM 61fe8492-3778-4ec0-8de4-1b449969c971/IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf--financial-stability-improves--but-risks-remain/s/61fe8492-3778-4ec0-8de4-1b449969c971 IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain Banks and capital markets continue to grow healthier a decade after the global financial crisis struck, but the IMF warned of increased short-term and elevated medium-term risks to stability in... ]]> 4/18/2018 7:55:00 PM 2c94e3ed-cee9-4d00-b66c-e1a7087ece67/IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf--growth-to-cut-record-debt--but-more-work-ahead/s/2c94e3ed-cee9-4d00-b66c-e1a7087ece67 IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead The world economy is on the rise and that will help bring down debt from current record levels, but policy makers must not become complacent the IMF announced in the Fiscal Monitor Report released... ]]> 4/18/2018 1:30:00 PM 1c7760d5-5656-43d9-9d6d-df015a0377f0/IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf--financial-stability-improves--but-risks-remain/s/1c7760d5-5656-43d9-9d6d-df015a0377f0 IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain Banks and capital markets continue to grow healthier a decade after the global financial crisis struck, but the IMF warned of increased short-term and elevated medium-term risks to stability in... ]]> 4/18/2018 12:30:00 PM e59e9192-009b-4e53-8271-35d0ec690789/IMF Sees Higher Growth, Warns of Risks http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-sees-higher-growth--warns-of-risks/s/e59e9192-009b-4e53-8271-35d0ec690789 IMF Sees Higher Growth, Warns of Risks The global economy continues to edge higher amidst a generally sunny outlook, but there are building risks to that growth trajectory, the IMF reports Tuesday in the latest World Economic Outlook. ]]> 4/17/2018 5:39:00 PM a86fd8f2-3fc6-47d4-8cef-20e5c2f91da0/IMF World Economic Outlook http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-world-economic-outlook/s/a86fd8f2-3fc6-47d4-8cef-20e5c2f91da0 IMF World Economic Outlook The global economy continues to edge higher amidst a generally sunny outlook, but there are building risks to that growth trajectory, the IMF reports Tuesday in the latest World Economic Outlook.... ]]> 4/17/2018 1:02:00 PM 54fa31f7-b129-4490-a741-f7dd37e7cb58/IMF / LAGARDE CURTAIN RAISER SPEECH http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf---lagarde-curtain-raiser-speech/s/54fa31f7-b129-4490-a741-f7dd37e7cb58 IMF / LAGARDE CURTAIN RAISER SPEECH The global economy remains on an upswing but with high debt levels and threats of trade conflict there are reasons for concern for sustained growth IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said... ]]> 4/11/2018 9:32:00 PM 0f47f944-b8dd-4955-931b-ea4a32d8e497/IMF-Greece Meeting http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-greece-meeting/s/0f47f944-b8dd-4955-931b-ea4a32d8e497 IMF-Greece Meeting The Greek economy is on the road to recovery and welcomed partnership with the International Monetary Fund going forward, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said after meeting with IMF Managing... ]]> 10/17/2017 12:45:00 AM 28308bbe-0eaa-47c4-bdb7-06d608bbbe5e/IMFC Presser http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imfc-presser/s/28308bbe-0eaa-47c4-bdb7-06d608bbbe5e IMFC Presser The world’s financial leaders vowed to work together in a “window of opportunity” to promote the global recovery. The International Monetary Fund’s policymaking body met in Washington on Saturday... ]]> 10/14/2017 8:52:00 PM e14939c9-833f-4abb-81ab-3e67b7ec5020/IMF PHOTO - IMFC http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-photo---imfc/s/e14939c9-833f-4abb-81ab-3e67b7ec5020 IMF PHOTO - IMFC International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Washington for the IMF’s Annual Meetings. Leaders are looking to boost cooperation and communication to move the global economy to more... ]]> 10/14/2017 5:57:00 PM 6d0d46a9-fa64-4d0e-82a3-2fcffd0591b3/IMF PLENARY http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-plenary/s/6d0d46a9-fa64-4d0e-82a3-2fcffd0591b3 IMF PLENARY At the open of the 2017 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagare urged policymakers to adopt policies for inclusive growth.... ]]> 10/13/2017 7:06:00 PM 5a8ddb56-6902-4ada-a678-e0f802c8cfe3/IMF Asian Economies http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-asian-economies/s/5a8ddb56-6902-4ada-a678-e0f802c8cfe3 IMF Asian Economies (Washington, DC Friday 13 October 2017) IMF: Asia and Pacific Still Engine of Global Growth but Gap Closing Asia’s growth is forecast to be 5.6 percent in 2017 and 5.5 percent in 2018, maintaining... ]]> 10/13/2017 6:08:00 PM 06c30ad6-be0d-447e-90ae-ab6f2f687a57/G20 Finance Ministers Family Photo http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/g20-finance-ministers-family-photo/s/06c30ad6-be0d-447e-90ae-ab6f2f687a57 G20 Finance Ministers Family Photo G20 Finance Ministers held a meeting in Washington Thursday coinciding with the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and IMF. The G20 is currently hosted by Germany, while the next chair will be... ]]> 10/13/2017 3:26:00 AM 71f7158a-a56f-40f3-b91f-a6c3fe528f7b/IMF Lagarde Presser http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-lagarde-presser/s/71f7158a-a56f-40f3-b91f-a6c3fe528f7b IMF Lagarde Presser At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to reinforce a strengthening global recovery and seize an... ]]> 10/12/2017 7:04:00 PM aad85c4c-9b5a-45c4-8dd2-2d8ab3398750/IMF Future of Work http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-future-of-work/s/aad85c4c-9b5a-45c4-8dd2-2d8ab3398750 IMF Future of Work Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday to try to predict the future of work in a rapidly changing world. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and a panel of business,... ]]> 10/11/2017 11:44:00 PM 8f872b43-ff57-4da7-8758-85c13492c68e/IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-fiscal-monitor-presser/s/8f872b43-ff57-4da7-8758-85c13492c68e IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser The IMF is offering a prescription of fiscal policies to promote inclusive growth and combat income inequality that is growing within many countries. “In the Fiscal Monitor, we document trends in... ]]> 10/11/2017 8:57:00 PM 134c4401-f88c-4009-9fc3-eebfa69fa00a/IMF Global Financial Stability Report http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-global-financial-stability-report/s/134c4401-f88c-4009-9fc3-eebfa69fa00a IMF Global Financial Stability Report Banks and capital markets continue to grow healthier a decade after the global financial crisis struck, but regulators and executives must not become complacent the IMF announced in the Global... ]]> 10/11/2017 5:40:00 PM 6c5b8543-32f2-420d-adc9-110597183362/IMF Fiscal Monitor Report http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-fiscal-monitor-report/s/6c5b8543-32f2-420d-adc9-110597183362 IMF Fiscal Monitor Report The IMF is offering a prescription of fiscal policies to promote inclusive growth and combat income inequality that remains despite a strengthening global economic recovery. While global... ]]> 10/11/2017 1:30:00 PM 00ea3274-cf80-485d-a76f-2277605a7c4e/IMF Global Financial Stability Report http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-global-financial-stability-report/s/00ea3274-cf80-485d-a76f-2277605a7c4e IMF Global Financial Stability Report Banks and capital markets continue to grow healthier a decade after the global financial crisis struck, but regulators and executives must not become complacent the IMF announced in the Global... ]]> 10/11/2017 12:00:00 PM 2ec32418-aa18-4b34-81b9-d04eb3ad8f35/IMF Regular News Briefing http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-regular-news-briefing/s/2ec32418-aa18-4b34-81b9-d04eb3ad8f35 IMF Regular News Briefing The IMF supports US tax reform in principle, but is looking for details on the new proposal backed by the Trump Administration before passing judgement on its impact spokesman Bill Murray told... ]]> 9/28/2017 7:25:00 PM de314ea8-01aa-41a2-addf-9bc5d73d8f29/IMF Bi-Weekly Briefing http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-bi-weekly-briefing/s/de314ea8-01aa-41a2-addf-9bc5d73d8f29 IMF Bi-Weekly Briefing The IMF is “saddened” by the terrible impact of Hurricane Irma on the Caribbean islands and Florida coast and stands ready to help recovery efforts, spokesman Gerry Rice said Thursday in... ]]> 9/14/2017 7:51:00 PM 8dc4c094-8dc4-4803-8146-ffe15e49f39b/Middle East and North Africa 2017 Economic Outlook Update http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/middle-east-and-north-africa-2017-economic-outlook-update/s/8dc4c094-8dc4-4803-8146-ffe15e49f39b Middle East and North Africa 2017 Economic Outlook Update A more favorable global environment—including higher expected growth and some firming of commodity prices—is providing some breathing space for the MENAP region after what has been a difficult period. ]]> 5/8/2017 8:40:00 PM d0335f8d-e9b7-4ce6-9860-64e7fb708777/Regional Economic Outlook for the Caucasus and Central Asia http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/regional-economic-outlook-for-the-caucasus-and-central-asia/s/d0335f8d-e9b7-4ce6-9860-64e7fb708777 Regional Economic Outlook for the Caucasus and Central Asia A more favorable global environment is helping to improve economic prospects in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan (MENAP) and Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) regions,... ]]> 5/8/2017 8:40:00 PM e0ec8192-1cfc-44aa-847d-a82e37027a6f/Protect Growth Momentum, Preserve Interconnectedness http://mediacenter.imf.org/features/protect-growth-momentum--preserve-interconnectedness/s/e0ec8192-1cfc-44aa-847d-a82e37027a6f Protect Growth Momentum, Preserve Interconnectedness Reflecting on the outcomes of the Spring Meetings, IMF’s David Lipton emphasized the importance of interconnectedness and added, “those who ask for it have to be open to addressing the legitimate... ]]> 4/25/2017 9:18:00 PM 33b92c20-a621-47c9-b141-7d603941e35c/Más Cooperación para Fomentar el Crecimiento Inclusivo http://mediacenter.imf.org/features/m-s-cooperaci-n-para-fomentar-el-crecimiento-inclusivo/s/33b92c20-a621-47c9-b141-7d603941e35c Más Cooperación para Fomentar el Crecimiento Inclusivo Después de las Reuniones de Primavera, Agustín Carstens afirmó que la interacción entre los países es muy relevante. Sobre todo, el crecimiento inclusivo es muy importante y los países deben... ]]> 4/24/2017 9:54:00 PM 35610d59-55e2-4a71-be14-6f0b2b91e6c6/Stronger Cooperation to Promote Inclusive Growth http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/stronger-cooperation-to-promote-inclusive-growth/s/35610d59-55e2-4a71-be14-6f0b2b91e6c6 Stronger Cooperation to Promote Inclusive Growth Agustín Carstens said, after the Spring Meetings, that interaction between countries is very relevant. More importantly, inclusive growth is very important and countries should invest in the... ]]> 4/24/2017 9:54:00 PM e313914e-cd59-4016-b8a4-34cee490920d/U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and IMF MD Christine Lagarde Discuss Economic Cooperation http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/u.s.-treasury-secretary-steve-mnuchin-and-imf-md-christine-lagarde-discuss-economic-cooperation/s/e313914e-cd59-4016-b8a4-34cee490920d U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and IMF MD Christine Lagarde Discuss Economic Cooperation The US Treasury and the IMF share many goals and maintain a strong partnership, the leaders of the two institutions announced Saturday. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held a one-on-one... ]]> 4/23/2017 12:23:00 AM aa775379-7501-4f34-95b2-6895b328efef/IMFC Calls for Stronger Cooperation on Comprehensive Policy Mix to Promote Inclusive Growth http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imfc-calls-for-stronger-cooperation-on-comprehensive-policy-mix-to-promote-inclusive-growth/s/aa775379-7501-4f34-95b2-6895b328efef IMFC Calls for Stronger Cooperation on Comprehensive Policy Mix to Promote Inclusive Growth The world’s financial leaders vowed to work together to support strong economic growth while helping those who have been left behind. In a news conference after the Spring Meetings of the... ]]> 4/22/2017 8:50:00 PM 66c38bdf-759d-4c1b-a61e-5b83b33e43b7/IMF Governors Discuss Steps to Strengthen Recovery http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf-governors-discuss-steps-to-strengthen-recovery/s/66c38bdf-759d-4c1b-a61e-5b83b33e43b7 IMF Governors Discuss Steps to Strengthen Recovery International Monetary and Financial Committee gather in Washington for Spring meeting. Leaders are looking to boost cooperation and communication to move the global economy to more sustainable... ]]> 4/22/2017 5:00:00 PM 89f5f5a0-c222-4561-82c5-2ea60322b3d8/IMF: Latin America and the Caribbean are Recovering, but Slowly http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf--latin-america-and-the-caribbean-are-recovering--but-slowly/s/89f5f5a0-c222-4561-82c5-2ea60322b3d8 IMF: Latin America and the Caribbean are Recovering, but Slowly The International Monetary Fund discussed regional economic issues in Latin America and the Caribbean on Friday, saying the region is recovering, though slowly. The region is trailing many others... ]]> 4/21/2017 9:41:00 PM 119c9612-d323-412f-ac88-4e35cb56a1fa/IMF: Middle East Gains Breathing Space; Some Threats Remain http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf--middle-east-gains-breathing-space--some-threats-remain/s/119c9612-d323-412f-ac88-4e35cb56a1fa IMF: Middle East Gains Breathing Space; Some Threats Remain The International Monetary Fund discussed regional economic issues in the Middle East and Central Asia on Friday. While the outlook for the region is better, the IMF warned there are lingering... ]]> 4/21/2017 9:21:00 PM 20ef5dc7-0984-4c31-afb4-388f94395478/IMF: Asia and Pacific Outlook Robust, but Risks Remain http://mediacenter.imf.org/news/imf--asia-and-pacific-outlook-robust--but-risks-remain/s/20ef5dc7-0984-4c31-afb4-388f94395478 IMF: Asia and Pacific Outlook Robust, but Risks Remain Asia’s growth is forecast to accelerate in 2017 to 5.5 percent, up from 5.3 percent in 2016, according to the IMF. 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