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  • IMF Global Outlook

    Global growth is sluggish but tentatively stabilizing after two years of slowing, the IMF reported Monday (January 20) in its latest quarterly update to the World Economic Outlook report. “So we...

  • IMF Inequality / US-China Trade

    As 2020 begins, the IMF is warning that failure to act on widening global inequality could risk repeating the boom-bust cycle of a century earlier in the 1920’s, Managing Director Kristalina...

  • IMF Greece Mitsotakis

    Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva in Washington Tuesday (January 7) with a warm greeting and signaling the improvement in relations...

  • IMF Somalia Debt Relief

    Somalia has won international support to help it advance in the process of debt relief, the head of the IMF announced Wednesday (Dec. 18) in Washington. “We have very good news from the IMF...

  • IMF Pakistan / Lebanon / Somalia / Equatorial Guinea

    The IMF will consider efforts to combat corruption and improve governance in any future program with Equatorial Guinea, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (December 12) in Washington. “...

  • IMF Trade / Argentina / ECB / Ukraine

    The IMF welcomed report that the US and China may be on the verge of a trade deal and supports ratcheting down of the tension between the Washington and Beijing, spokesman Gerry Rice told...

  • 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...