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  • IMF new Managing Director, Argentina

    A day after the IMF Executive Board selected Ms. Kristalina Georgieva as new IMF Managing Director, Gerry Rice, IMF spokesperson reiterated that she is the first emerging market economy...

  • Kristalina Georgieva selected as new IMF Managing Director

    On September 25, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) selected Kristalina Georgieva to serve as IMF Managing Director and Chair of the Executive Board for a five-year term...

  • IMF Trade / Georgieva / Argentina

    The IMF Board is set to act on placing a new Managing Director at the head of the Fund in coming weeks, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday in Washington, DC. The Executive Board will...

  • 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 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 / 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 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...