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ANNUAL & SPRING MEETINGS

  • IMF Spring Meetings Georgieva Press Conference

    IMF urges countries to spend all they can during Coronavirus pandemic The IMF is laying out a plan for countries to follow as a roadmap to recovery. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva...

  • IMF Global Financial Stability Report

    IMF: Pandemic dramatically impacts the financial system The IMF sees financial markets heavily impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, the Fund’s Financial Counsellor Tobias Adrian said at the press...

  • 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...

FEATURES

  • IMF Global Economy/ China/ Argentina/ Lebanon

    The global economy is beginning to turn a corner and the outlook looks less dire than expected, but “we are not out of the woods” said IMF spokesman Gerry Rice in a virtual news briefing Thursday...

  • IMF Corruption / Argentina / India / Ukraine

    India has been heavily impacted by COVID-19, but has room to spend more money to help support the economy and provide a safety net to small business’ and vulnerable parts of society IMF Spokesman...

  • IMF WEO Update Key Messages

    The International Monetary Fund is downgrading global growth significantly in its latest update to the World Economic Outlook forecast to be released Wednesday (0900 ET / 1300 GMT June 24), IMF...

  • IMF: Mobilizing with Africa

    IMF urges to mobilize funds for Africa in fight against pandemic At today’s “Mobilizing with Africa” event, Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the IMF, underscored the need to help African...

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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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