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  • 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...

  • IMF Barbados / Congo

    The IMF rejects criticism by opposition politicians in Barbados that its program with the island undercuts social spending and supports the progress made to date by Barbados, spokesman Gerry Rice...

  • 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...