NEWS

  • IMF Giving Tuesday

    Staff at the International Monetary Fund marked Giving Tuesday by volunteering to pack over 1,000 boxes of winter essentials to distribute to the homeless in Washington, DC. Forecasters are...

  • IMF Barbados Visit

    IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva welcomed the Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley for a visit to the Fund’s headquarters Thursday (November 17) in Washington. The two planned to...

  • IMF Argentina / Lebanon / US China Trade

    The IMF welcomes reports that the US and China may be closing in on a trade deal, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (November 17) in Washington. “We have to wait until there is the...

  • IMFC PRESSER

    The world’s financial leaders vowed to work together to counter what the International Monetary Fund has called a “synchronized slowdown” of global economic growth. The IMC’s policymaking body met...

  • IMF FAMILY PHOTO IMFC

    The 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 away...

  • IMF PLENARY

    At the open of the 2019 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva urged policymakers to resolve trade tensions, promote...

  • IMF: ASIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH SLOWDOWN

    Asia faces a significant growth slowdown, with forecasts for 2019 and 2020 calling for the “slowest growth pace after the global financial crisis,” according to the International Monetary Fund....

  • IMF G20 Family Photo

    The finance ministers and central bankers of the G20 gathered for a meeting held at the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington, DC. The officials met before a dinner assembled by...

PRESS BRIEFINGS

ANNUAL & SPRING MEETINGS

  • IMFC PRESSER

    The world’s financial leaders vowed to work together to counter what the International Monetary Fund has called a “synchronized slowdown” of global economic growth. The IMC’s policymaking body met...

  • IMF FAMILY PHOTO IMFC

    The 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 away...

  • IMF PLENARY

    At the open of the 2019 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva urged policymakers to resolve trade tensions, promote...

  • IMF: ASIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH SLOWDOWN

    Asia faces a significant growth slowdown, with forecasts for 2019 and 2020 calling for the “slowest growth pace after the global financial crisis,” according to the International Monetary Fund....

  • IMF G20 Family Photo

    The finance ministers and central bankers of the G20 gathered for a meeting held at the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington, DC. The officials met before a dinner assembled by...

  • IMF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

    Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Thursday for a discussion titled “Sustainable Development Goals: Making It Happen.” A panel of finance, development and thought leaders...

  • IMF MANAGING DIRECTOR PRESS CONFERENCE

    At a news conference to open the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday urged world leaders to work...

  • IMF: GLOBAL ECONOMY DEBATE

    International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and other finance and trade experts gathered at the IMF on Thursday for a debate on the global economy. Much of the talk focused...

FEATURES

  • IMF Pakistan

    Pakistan’s economy is at a critical juncture, IMF Mission Chief to Pakistan Ernesto Ramirez-Rigo said Monday in Washington, D.C. In a staff report on the program to Pakistan the IMF noted that...

  • IMF Lagarde / Trade / US Economy

    The IMF upgraded the growth forecast for the U.S. economy but warned that trade tensions pose a risk to that momentum , Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday (June 6) in Washington....

  • IMF Argentina / Turkey

    The IMF is holding ongoing technical talks with Argentina on how to best support that country’s economy, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (September 6) in Washington. Argentine...

  • Lagarde Lehman Ten Year Anniversary

    Ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is reflecting on the lessons learned from the ensuing global financial crisis, and what policymakers can do...

ABOUT THE IMF

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Created in 1945, the IMF is governed by and accountable to the 189 countries that make up its near-global membership.

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