International Monetary Fund

IMF raises China growth forecast, but warns of sharper slowdown

China's economy will expand by 6.5 per cent this year, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday, as it warned that the growth, driven by government spending, will not be sustainable. 

IMF: Global economic activity projected to pick up pace in 2017-18

A positive shift in the world economy in the second half of last year prompted the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to leave unchanged its projections for higher global growth in 2017 and 2018,...

IMF chief Lagarde found guilty in payout case, but escapes punishment

A French court found International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde guilty Monday of negligence over an arbitration payout made when she was finance minister, but did not hand down...

IMF issues 12-billion-dollar loan to support Egypt's economic reform

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a 12-billion-dollar, three-year loan Friday to help the Egyptian government implement economic reforms.

More reforms, dose of inflation prescribed for Europe's sickly banks

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is confident that unprecedented monetary policies

FinMin says IMF, WB satisfied with stable gov't as prerequisite for reforms

Caretaker Finance Minister Zdravko Maric held talks with World Bank and International Monetary Fund representatives in Washington on Saturday, saying that they viewed positively the fact that...

Maric to lead Croatian delegation to WB and IMF annual meeting

Finance Minister Zdravko Maric will lead a Croatian delegation to the annual meeting of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) taking place in Washington on October 6-9, the...

IMF: "The world economy is moving sideways."

The global economy is showing some stability but is failing to break out of the low growth that has been persistent since the 2008 financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund says.

IMF: Croatian economy expected to grow by 1.9% in 2016

The Croatian economy is expected to grow by 1.9% in 2016 before picking up to 2.1% in 2017, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its World Economic Outlook on Tuesday, confirming its...

Chinese yuan joins IMF currency basket in "historic milestone"

The International Monetary Fund is adding China's yuan on Saturday to the currencies that the crisis lender uses as a measure of value, alongside the dollar, euro, yen and pound sterling.

IMF: Syria would need at least 20 years to regain pre-war economy

The Syrian economy contracted by at least 55 per cent in the first five years of the country's grinding civil war, and recovering just to the 2010 pre-war level could take at least a generation,...

IMF approves EUR 553mn loan for Bosnia

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday decided, as expected, to approve a new loan for Bosnia and Herzegovina worth slightly more than EUR 550 million.

IMF to approve EUR 550mn loan for Bosnia

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is set to approve a new, EUR 550 million loan to Bosnia and Herzegovina in early September, the Sarajevo daily Dnevni Avaz said on Monday, quoting IMF...

IMF postpones loan to Bosnia

Bosnia and Herzegovina is for now left without more than EUR 500 million of financial support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), local media reported on Thursday warning that this is a...

Gov't, IMF officials hold meeting

Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said before the meeting with the IMF delegation that the appointment of the new government had coincided with a change at the helm of the IMF Mission in Croatia and...