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IMF / Principality of Andorra becomes IMF’s 190th Member

IMF / Principality of Andorra becomes IMF’s 190th Member

The Ambassador of Andorra, Elisenda Vives Balmaña, visited the IMF headquarters on Friday (October 16) to sign the IMF’s Articles of Agreement of the Principality of Andorra joining the International Monetary Fund as its 190th…

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IMF / Debate on Global Economy

IMF / Debate on Global Economy

With the world economy hit by the biggest shock in the postwar era, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank, Sri Mulyani, Finance Minister to Indonesia, and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala,…

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IMF / Conversation with Kristalina Georgieva and Melinda Gates

IMF / Conversation with Kristalina Georgieva and Melinda Gates

The IMF hosted a conversation between IMF Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva, and Melinda Gates, Co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday, October 14. The conversation was moderated by Becky Anderson, host of Connect…

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IMF Media Center : IMF Georgieva Global Growth

IMF Media Center : IMF Georgieva Global Growth

Now is the not the time for governments to pull back on supporting their economies the head of the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday (October 14) in Washington, DC. “The picture over the last couple…

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IMF / FISCAL MONITOR PRESS CONFERENCE

IMF / FISCAL MONITOR PRESS CONFERENCE

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) stressed the importance of not pulling the plug of fiscal support used to fight the COVID-19 pandemic to limit long term scarring. The Fund’s Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department…

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IMF Media Center : IMF / FISCAL MONITOR

IMF Media Center : IMF / FISCAL MONITOR

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is cautioning that widening deficits and sharply falling economic activity has caused public debt to hit record levels in the Covid-19 crisis. Public debt has jumped up to about 100…

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IMF / Post COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience

IMF / Post COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience

The IMF hosted a seminar titled “Post COVID-19 Recover and Resilience” on Tuesday, October 13. The panel was moderated by Francine Lacqua, anchor from Bloomberg TV, and included Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International…

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IMF / Global Financial Stability Report Presser

IMF / Global Financial Stability Report Presser

The IMF says that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a unique shock to the global economy but the near-term financial stability risks have been contained for now, thanks to the unprecedented policy measures but the…

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IMF WEO Global Growth Forecast

IMF WEO Global Growth Forecast

The International Monetary Fund forecasts a slow and uncertain recovery from the Covid-19 crisis in its latest update to the World Economic Outlook forecast, the Fund’s chief economist Gita Gopinath said Tuesday (October 13) in…

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IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT

IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT

The IMF sees that the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered an extraordinary contraction of the global economy, but policy makers should remain vigilant as financial vulnerabilities are rising, the Fund’s Financial Counselor Tobias Adrian said ahead…

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