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IMF Food Shock Window/ Ukraine/ Lebanon

IMF Food Shock Window/ Ukraine/ Lebanon

In a press briefing held today (Thursday, Sept. 15), the IMF announced that it is aiming to operationalize the Resilience and Sustainability Trust around the 2022 Annual Meetings which will take place from October 10…

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IMF Media Center : IMF Argentina Massa

IMF Media Center : IMF Argentina Massa

Argentina’s Minister of Economy Sergio Massa visited the IMF headquarters Monday in Washington, DC (September 12) to meet with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva. The meeting took place after a fruitful week of face-to-face technical…

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IMF Zambia’s Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

IMF Zambia’s Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

The IMF Board approved a new Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement for Zambia today, Wednesday August 31st, 2022. The $1.3 billion 38-month program is based on Zambia homegrown economic reform plan and will help restore…

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IMF MD Participation in Aid for Trade

IMF MD Participation in Aid for Trade

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund joined the Heads of Agency Aid for Trade focus session today (Wednesday, July 27, 2022) to examine how the multiple crises facing the world are impinging on…

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IMF World Economic Outlook Highlights

IMF World Economic Outlook Highlights

The outlook for global growth has grown “gloomy and more uncertain,” the IMF’s chief economist Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas warned Tuesday (July 26) in Washington, DC. A tentative recovery in 2021 has been followed by increasingly gloomy…

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IMF July 2022 World Economic Outlook

IMF July 2022 World Economic Outlook

The IMF announced on Tuesday (July 26, 2022) a 3.2% revised downward forecast to global growth in 2022 and 2.9% in 2023. “The global economy is still reeling from the pandemic and Russia’s invasion of…

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IMF Media Center : IMF G20/Sri Lanka/ China

IMF Media Center : IMF G20/Sri Lanka/ China

The IMF said in a press briefing today, Thursday July 14, that third of emerging markets and developing economies are in debt distress and decisive action is needed now. “We’ve been saying that a third…

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IMF Growth Slowdown / Lebanon / Tunisia

IMF Growth Slowdown / Lebanon / Tunisia

The International Monetary Fund sees further slowdown hitting global economic growth in 2022, IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice said on Thursday in Washington, DC, following moves by the World Bank and OECD to cut their own…

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IMF Ukraine / Sri Lanka / Food Security

IMF Ukraine / Sri Lanka / Food Security

As the G7 meets, the IMF is working to secure emergency funding to help Ukraine while it is fending off a Russian invasion, Fund spokesman Gerry Rice said Thursday in Washington, DC (May 19). “Our…

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IMF Africa Regional Economic Outlook

IMF Africa Regional Economic Outlook

The IMF sees a challenging economic outlook for Africa due to the war in Ukraine and lingering impact of pandemic, but there are reasons to be optimistic as well, Africa Department Director Abe Selassie told…

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