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IMF Media Center : IMF Greece Mitsotakis

IMF Media Center : IMF Greece Mitsotakis

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva in Washington Tuesday (January 7) with a warm greeting and signaling the improvement in relations between his country and the Fund. Mitsotakis thanked…

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IMF Media Center : IMF Myanmar

IMF Media Center : IMF Myanmar

The IMF expects the military to disburse recently provided funds to the government according to the guidelines previously agreed upon for humanitarian and Covid-relief, Fund spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday in Washington, DC (January…

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IMF Media Center : IMF Closure DC Shutdown

IMF Media Center : IMF Closure DC Shutdown

The IMF has closed its headquarters in Washington, DC indefinitely as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic. The Fund has acknowledged two confirmed cases of coronavirus infection among its staff. Both are recovering, but the…

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IMF Media Center : IMF Georgieva Coronavirus Impact

IMF Media Center : IMF Georgieva Coronavirus Impact

The IMF is gathering data to assess the full impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China, but hopes to see a ‘Vee-shaped’ recovery, Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said Wednesday (February 12) in Washington, DC.…

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IMF Media Center : IMF Georgieva Debt

IMF Media Center : IMF Georgieva Debt

With investors globally increasingly chasing riskier yields in lending, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva urged low income countries to take a hard look at how they are approaching their debt strategy. Speaking at a joint…

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IMF Media Center : IMF Georgieva Coronavirus

IMF Media Center : IMF Georgieva Coronavirus

It is premature to gauge the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak on China’s economy, but it will certainly impact the first quarter, International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva said Thursday. Speaking at the Center for Global Development she…

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IMF Media Center : IMF Dem Rep Congo

IMF Media Center : IMF Dem Rep Congo

The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo visited the IMF on Wednesday (March 3) to discuss the African countries economic priorities. President Felix Tshisekedi was warmly greeted by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, and…

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IMF / Fiscal Monitor January 2021 Forecast

IMF / Fiscal Monitor January 2021 Forecast

Government spending support of $14 trillion has contributed to saving lives and livelihoods and has mitigated the effects of the pandemic on consumption and output, the IMF said in its Fiscal Monitor report released Thursday…

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IMF / Global Financial Stability Report January 2021 Forecast

IMF / Global Financial Stability Report January 2021 Forecast

The Global Financial Stability Report’s January forecast stated that the approval and rollout of vaccines have boosted expectations of a global recovery and lifted risk asset prices, despite rising COVID-19 cases and persistent uncertainties surrounding…

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IMF / World Economic Outlook January 2021 Forecast

IMF / World Economic Outlook January 2021 Forecast

The World Economic Outlook’s latest forecast projects global growth for 2021 at 5.5 percent, 0.3 percentage point higher than the report’s October forecast, moderating to 4.2 percent in 2022. The upgrade for 2021 reflects the…

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