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  • 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...

  • 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...