NEWS

  • IMF Bi-weekly Press Briefing

    The selection of IMF Managing Director is a process that is determined by the IMF’s Executive Board, which represents the membership, Spokesperson Gerry Rice reiterated Thursday in Washington,...

  • IMF World Economic Outlook Update

    Global growth is increasingly sluggish, and the IMF is urging countries to resolve trade and technology conflicts to boost growth, the Fund’s chief economist said Monday in Washington, D.C. The...

  • IMF Trade Report

    Global trade is slowing, and the IMF is urging countries to avoid further conflict, the Fund’s chief economist told reporters Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

  • 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 Argentina / Egypt / Sri Lanka / Congo

    The IMF is actively engaged with both the current government of Argentina as well as the opposition as part of regular outreach to a program country, spokesperson Camilla Andersen told reporters...

  • IMF Haiti / Pakistan

    The IMF is working with the government of Pakistan to ensure that social spending and protections are kept in place while the country works through its program with the Fund, spokesman Gerry Rice...

  • 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 Lagarde / Trade / Global Economy / Venezuela

    The IMF hopes that countries can work cooperatively to reduce trade tensions and to reverse a ‘synchronized deceleration’ of global growth, Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Wednesday (June...

PRESS BRIEFINGS

  • IMF Bi-weekly Press Briefing

    The selection of IMF Managing Director is a process that is determined by the IMF’s Executive Board, which represents the membership, Spokesperson Gerry Rice reiterated Thursday in Washington,...

  • IMF World Economic Outlook Update

    Global growth is increasingly sluggish, and the IMF is urging countries to resolve trade and technology conflicts to boost growth, the Fund’s chief economist said Monday in Washington, D.C. The...

  • IMF Trade Report

    Global trade is slowing, and the IMF is urging countries to avoid further conflict, the Fund’s chief economist told reporters Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

  • IMF Argentina / Egypt / Sri Lanka / Congo

    The IMF is actively engaged with both the current government of Argentina as well as the opposition as part of regular outreach to a program country, spokesperson Camilla Andersen told reporters...

ANNUAL & SPRING MEETINGS

  • IMF INCOME INEQUALITY ROUNDTABLE

    The chief economists for the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development discussed the issue of economic inequality in a roundtable in...

  • IMFC PRESSER

    The world’s financial leaders vowed to work together support global economic growth and address risks, including trade tensions, high global debt and rising financial vulnerabilities. The...

  • IMF FAMILY PHOTO IMFC

    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...

  • IMF African Economies

    Sub-Saharan Africa’s regional economy is strengthening, with growth forecast to rise from 3 percent in 2018 to 3.5 percent in 2019, according to the International Monetary Fund. “Sub-Saharan...

  • IMF G20 PHOTO OP

    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...

  • IMF Asian Economies

    Asia’s growth is forecast to be 5.4 percent in 2019 and 2020, accounting for more than 60% of global growth, according to the International Monetary Fund. “Despite the faster than expected...

  • IMF NATURE AND GLOBAL ECONOMY

    International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde and famed Naturalist and Broadcaster David Attenborough are drawing links between the natural world and the global economy and calling for action to...

  • IMF MD PRESSER

    At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to work together to address risks to the world economy....

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

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.

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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