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IMF / Special Drawing Rights, Afghanistan, Ukraine

IMF / Special Drawing Rights, Afghanistan, Ukraine

The IMF’s $650 billion Special Drawing Rights allocation is a historic decision that’s seen as ‘a shot in the arm for the global economy’ at a time of unprecedented crisis, Fund spokesman Gerry Rice said…

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IMF Bahamas Digital Currency Bitcoin

IMF Bahamas Digital Currency Bitcoin

The digital currency revolution is opening new opportunities, but regulators and the public need to manage new risks and threats IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said Thursday in Washington, DC (July 29). The Fund published…

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IMF / World Economic Outlook July 2021 Update

IMF / World Economic Outlook July 2021 Update

The global economy is growing but widening gaps between advanced economies and many emerging market and developing economies are a concern the International Monetary Fund said in its latest update of the World Economic Outlook…

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IMF Media Center : IMF World Economic Outlook

IMF Media Center : IMF World Economic Outlook

Global growth is strong, but divides are growing between advanced and developing countries largely due the slow rolling out vaccines in many countries and the spread of the Delta variant mutation to COVID-19 the IMF…

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IMF China / Haiti / SDRs / Lebanon

IMF China / Haiti / SDRs / Lebanon

The IMF pushed China to ramp up reforms aimed at boosting domestic demand, Fund spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday in Washington, DC (January 4). “The second quarter GDP data from China was released overnight…

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IMF / United States 2021 Article IV Consultation Full MD Opening Remarks

IMF / United States 2021 Article IV Consultation Full MD Opening Remarks

The IMF announced today (Thursday, July 1st) that the United States economic growth is expected to be around 7 percent in 2021 and around 5 percent in 2022 in a press briefing led by the…

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IMF Inflation / Argentina / Pakistan

IMF Inflation / Argentina / Pakistan

The IMF reiterated that it views global inflationary pressure as “transitory,” but that there are risks that it may become more sticky spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday in Washington, DC. “Just taking the global…

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IMF / $50 Billion Proposal, Cameroon, and India

IMF / $50 Billion Proposal, Cameroon, and India

The IMF expressed its concern that the world is facing a two-track pandemic that is causing a two-track economic recovery with negative consequences for everybody in a press briefing held today (Thursday, June 10th) in…

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IMF / Georgieva and Lagarde on Gender, Money, and Finance

IMF / Georgieva and Lagarde on Gender, Money, and Finance

The IMF’s Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva, in a conversation today (Thursday, May 20) with the President of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde at the first Vienna Economic Forum said that the Covid-19 pandemic has…

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IMF / $50 Billion Proposal to End COVID-19 Pandemic

IMF / $50 Billion Proposal to End COVID-19 Pandemic

Kristalina Georgieva, IMF’s managing Director announced at the Global Health Forum today (Friday, May 21st) the IMF’s $50 billion proposal to end the COVID- 19 pandemic. The proposal covers three broad elements: Vaccinating at least…

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