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IMF Media Center : IMF European Economic Outlook

IMF Media Center : IMF European Economic Outlook

Europe’s economy is growing, but there is still need for continued support as vaccine rollout programs gain speed, the IMF says in the newly released European Regional Economic Outlook released Wednesday (April 14) in Washington,…

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IMF Media Center : IMF Asia Economic Outlook

IMF Media Center : IMF Asia Economic Outlook

Asia is growing strongly in 2021, but there is still much uncertainty and risk to the economic outlook, the IMF says in the newly released Asia Pacific Regional Economic Outlook released Tuesday (April 13) in…

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IMF / Kristalina Georgieva Press Briefing Spring Meetings 2021

IMF / Kristalina Georgieva Press Briefing Spring Meetings 2021

In her press briefing held today (Wednesday, April 7th) in Washington, DC, the IMF’s Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said that vaccinations and policy support were the reasons behind an increase to 6% in the World…

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IMF / Middle East and Central Asia Regional Economic Outlook Spring Meetings 2021

IMF / Middle East and Central Asia Regional Economic Outlook Spring Meetings 2021

The IMF announced a 4% pick up in the Middle East and North Africa region’s real GDP forecast and a 3.7% rise in the Caucasus and Central Asia’s in 2021 on Sunday (April 11th) in…

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IMF / Fiscal Monitor Report Press Briefing Summary

IMF / Fiscal Monitor Report Press Briefing Summary

The IMF released today (Wednesday, April 7th) the latest update of its Fiscal Monitor report which stated that in the first year of COVID-19, fiscal policy has reacted quickly and forcefully to the health emergency.…

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IMF / IMFC Press Briefing Spring Meetings 2021

IMF / IMFC Press Briefing Spring Meetings 2021

The global economy is recovering from the crisis faster than expected last October, thanks to an unprecedented policy response and rapid progress in vaccine development, announced IMFC Chair Minister Magdalena Andersson in her first IMFC…

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IMF Global Debate on the Economy

IMF Global Debate on the Economy

The global economy may be recovering, but there are significant challenges and it is not time to ease up on support, several key policy-makers said at the Spring Meetings of the IMF in Washington, DC…

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IMF / Kristalina Georgieva and John Kerry on Climate Change

IMF / Kristalina Georgieva and John Kerry on Climate Change

As the world emerges from COVID-19, there is renewed impetus to tackle climate change. Ahead of COP26, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva joined U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry to discuss how to turn climate ambitions into action while creating…

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IMF / Averting a COVID-19 Debt Trap

IMF / Averting a COVID-19 Debt Trap

High-income countries may emerge from the COVID-19 crisis with very little scarring, while the developing countries’ economic outlook, particularly the poor of them, looks much worse. That’s what the IMF sees in its latest research.…

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IMF / Kristalina Georgieva’s 2021 Spring Meetings Curtain Raiser Speech

IMF / Kristalina Georgieva’s 2021 Spring Meetings Curtain Raiser Speech

The global economy is growing strongly out of the pandemic, but there remains “danger” and uncertainty to the outlook the head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday (March 30)  In a speech to the…

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