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  • IMF’s Lagarde: “We Are Stronger Together”

    The International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) gathered in Bali, Indonesia Saturday for the IMF’s Annual Meetings. Leaders discussed ways to support the global expansion and lower...

  • IMF PLENARY

    At the open of the 2018 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, President Joko Widodo of the host nation Indonesia compared relations among major economies to the...

  • IMF’s Lagarde Urges Leaders to De-Escalate Tensions

    At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to cooperate and “steer” toward a more inclusive and...

  • IMF: Financial Stability Risks Emerging

    Ten years after the collapse of Lehman brothers sent markets in to crisis, banks and governments have largely restored confidence in the stability of the world’s systems, but new risks are...

  • 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...

  • IMF Congo / Trade / India

    The IMF hopes that the US and its trading partners can avoid a trade war as more and more countries are announcing protectionist measures and retaliations, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters...

  • IMF US Tariffs / ECB / Ukraine

    The IMF hopes that the US and its trading partners can avoid a trade war as the Trump Administration says it is preparing import tarrifs on steel and aluminum, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters...

  • IMF News Briefing Ukraine / Sierra Leone

    The IMF looks forward to working with Ukraine authorities to address concerns over a draft law on establishing an anti-corruption court in line with its commitments under a bailout program,...

  • IMF Regular News Briefing

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) supports maintaining subsidies and economic measures that help the poor in Tunisia, meanwhile supporting economic reforms to boost growth and employment...

  • IMF Weekly Briefing

    The IMF sees interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve as “on the right track,” Fund spokesman Bill Murray told reporters Thursday (December 14) in Washington. “We always look at risks. I mean...

  • IMF Bi-Weekly Briefing

    The IMF stands ready to help Zimbabwe restore growth and stability after the ousting of long-time president Robert Mugabe, Fund spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (November 30) in...

  • IMF Regular News Briefing

    The IMF supports maintaining subsidies and economic measures that help the poor in Jordan, spokesman Bill Murray told reporters Thursday (November 9) in Washington. The Fund supports measures by...