NEWS

  • IMF Trade / Argentina / Ukraine

    The IMF supports the progress made to date by Argentine authorities and believes that the program is on the right track, but still faces significant challenges, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters...

  • 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...

PRESS BRIEFINGS

  • IMF Trade / Argentina / Ukraine

    The IMF supports the progress made to date by Argentine authorities and believes that the program is on the right track, but still faces significant challenges, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters...

  • IMF Cyclone Idai / US Fed / Tunisia

    The IMF has dispatched a team to Mozambique to aid in efforts to help the economy recover in the wake of devastating Cyclone Idai, Fund spokesman Gerry Rice announced Thursday (March 7). ““We've...

  • IMF ECB / Jordan / China / Venezuela

    The IMF expressed confidence and support for the European Central Bank’s move to unveil fresh plans to stimulate the eurozone economy announced Thursday (March 7). “What I would say on the ECB...

  • IMF Venezuela / Argentina / US Fed

    The IMF supports the US Federal Reserve call for ‘patience’ as a commitment for data-driven and prudent policy stance, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (February 7) in Washington. “I...

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 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...

  • IMF Argentina Meeting

    IMF Managing Director welcomed Argentine Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne to the Fund’s headquarters Tuesday (September 04) for meetings on how to best provide financial support to the South...

  • IMF External Sector Report / Trade

    The IMF hopes that countries can work cooperatively to reduce excess imbalances in trade, savings and investment, IMF’s chief economist Maury Obstfeld told reporters Tuesday (July 24 in...

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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