IMF: Four Things You Need to Know about Saudi Arabia’s Economy (Video)
September 10th, 2015
Saudi Arabia’s oil policy has an important impact on the global oil market. This year, Saudi Arabia has increased its crude oil production to a record level, re-establishing it as the largest crude oil producer. Source: IMF
IMF Note on Global Prospects and Policy Challenges
September 3rd, 2015
The Following executive summary is from a note by the Staff of the IMF prepared for the September 4-5, 2015 G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Ankara, Turkey. Global growth remains moderate, reflecting a further slowdown ...
IMF: A form of debt restructuring should enable Greece to handle its “unviable” debt
August 31st, 2015
Crisis in Greece: IMF’s Lagarde says restructuring should suffice A form of debt restructuring rather than outright forgiveness should enable Greece to handle its “unviable” debt burden, the head of the International Monetary Fund was quoted as telling a ...
IMF Calls For Single VAT Rate In China
August 18th, 2015
The International Monetary Fund has recommended that China introduce a single rate of value-added tax, during recent talks on the rapid progress China is making on fiscal reform. The IMF said China is continuing to make progress on extending ...
Greece: Greek bank stocks soar – Greece makes loan interest payment to IMF
August 7th, 2015
What you should know for Greece today: Bank stocks led a much-needed Greek bourse rebound on Thursday, making up some of the ground lost in the first three sessions since the market reopened. However, traders viewed the recovery more ...
No IMF decision on Greek bailout until autumn, Swedish representative tells paper
August 6th, 2015
There is strong support at the IMF for joining a new bailout package for Greece but the fund will not decide whether to participate until autumn, Sweden’s representative to its executive board told a newspaper. The International Monetary Fund ...
The IMF: A cure or disease?
July 30th, 2015
The economy plays a vital role in determining the welfare of people’s lives. The word “economy” may sound simple but its effect on people in terms of social, political, judicial and psychological aspects are tremendous. The family, the basic ...
IMF reports: Euro Area Recovering, But Lasting Growth Requires Collective Push
July 28th, 2015
Euro area recovering but stronger growth needed to boost jobs More balanced policy mix can generate large growth dividends Cleaning up bad bank loans can help support more lending and investment The euro area recovery is strengthening, but the ...
IMF warns of huge financial hole as Greek vote looms
July 3rd, 2015
The International Monetary Fund delivered a stark warning on Thursday of the huge financial hole facing Greece as angry and uncertain voters prepare for a referendum that could decide their country’s future in Europe. Days after Greece defaulted on ...
Greece defaults on IMF payment despite last-minute overtures to creditors
July 1st, 2015
Greece‘s last-minute overtures to international creditors for financial aid on Tuesday were not enough to save the country from becoming the first developed economy to default on a loan with the International Monetary Fund. The IMF confirmed that Greece ...