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IMF / European Regional Economic Outlook Press Briefing

IMF / European Regional Economic Outlook Press Briefing

The IMF’s economic outlook for Europe forecasts a 7% decline in Europe’s GDP in 2020 and an uneven and partial recovery from this crisis as the second wave of infection intensifies, announced Alfred Kammer, Director…

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IMF / Middle East and Central Asia Press Briefing

IMF / Middle East and Central Asia Press Briefing

Jihad Azour, Director of Middle East and Central Asia Department, at the IMF announced the release of Middle East and Central Asia Regional Economic Outlook on Monday Oct. 19. He said that in 2020 for…

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IMF Argentina / Greece / Pakistan

IMF Argentina / Greece / Pakistan

The IMF is scheduled to hold technical talks with Pakistan beginning November 7 on how to best support that country’s economy, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (November 1) in Washington.   An IMF staff…

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IMF Media Center : IMF’s Lagarde: “We Are Stronger Together”

IMF Media Center : 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 tensions over trade and other risks to the…

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IMF Trade / Argentina / ECB / Ukraine

IMF Trade / Argentina / ECB / Ukraine

The IMF welcomed report that the US and China may be on the verge of a trade deal and supports ratcheting down of the tension between the Washington and Beijing, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters…

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IMF Global Financial Stability Report

IMF Global Financial Stability Report

Easing monetary and financial conditions have supported markets and investors, but a rise in leverage and debt is a risk to stability, the IMF’s Financial Counselor Tobias Adrian said Thursday (June 25) in Washington, DC.…

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IMF WEO Global Growth Forecast

IMF WEO Global Growth Forecast

The International Monetary Fund is downgrading global growth significantly in its latest update to the World Economic Outlook forecast, with the COVID-19 pandemic setting the world economy back by $12 trillion in lost potential, the…

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IMF Briefing on COVID-19 emergency lending, Lebanon, Zambia, and Cameroon

IMF Briefing on COVID-19 emergency lending, Lebanon, Zambia, and Cameroon

The IMF continues to move at a record speed in trying to support and help its member countries deal with the COVID-19 crisis. The Spokesperson Gerry Rice told reporters during the bi-weekly virtual press briefing…

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IMF Africa / India / ECB / Trade

IMF Africa / India / ECB / Trade

The IMF is working at an “unprecedented” pace to provide emergency support financing to the global economy with a particular focus on Africa, spokesman Gerry Rice said Thursday (June 4) in Washington. Over $10 billion…

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IMF Argentina / Egypt / Lebanon

IMF Argentina / Egypt / Lebanon

The IMF supports ongoing dialog between Argentina and its creditors as that country deals with its debt burden, spokesman Gerry Rice said in a virtual news briefing Thursday in Washington, DC. “The Argentine authorities are…

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