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The International Monetary Fund sees the Middle East and North Africa regional economy shrinking by 5.7% in 2020
A Lebanese source says an International Monetary Fund rescue would help Lebanon avoid the worst, but negotiations are stalling
(UPDATED) The 'massive fiscal response' to the coronavirus pandemic leads to 'global public debt reaching its highest level in recorded history.' But the International Monetary Fund says the spending shouldn't be stopped too soon.
The 2020 IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings set for October 12 to 18 will be held 'in a primarily virtual format'
Business leaders are alarmed over the resignation of National Bank of Ukraine Governor Yakiv Smoliy, who said 'systematic political pressure' triggered his move
The International Monetary Fund's 2020 projection for the 6-nation Gulf Cooperation Council dramatically worsens
The International Monetary Fund sees the economy of sub-Saharan Africa contracting by 3.2% in 2020
Myanmar will receive $356.5 million in emergency financial assistance from the International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund's new loan for Egypt comes on top of $2.8 billion in emergency aid approved in May 2020
'Investors seem to be betting that lasting strong support from central banks will sustain a quick recovery even as economic data point to a deeper-than-expected downturn,' says the International Monetary Fund
International Monetary Fund chief economist Gita Gopinath urges countries to be 'collaborative' amid the global crisis
The International Monetary Fund predicts Saudi Arabia's economy will contract by 6.8% in 2020
(UPDATED) The International Monetary Fund acknowledges the high levels of uncertainty as the coronavirus pandemic ravages the global economy
(UPDATED) The International Monetary Fund estimates the coronavirus crisis will destroy $12 trillion over two years, leaving lasting scars on employment, businesses, and trade
Advanced and emerging market economies are seeing a larger impact in services, says International Monetary Fund chief economist Gita Gopinath
International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva warns countries not to withdraw stimulus measures 'too quickly'
The International Monetary Fund says the aid is intended to 'ensure that Ukraine is well-poised to return to growth' when the coronavirus pandemic ends
The coronavirus outbreak is severely affecting Bangladesh's exports of ready-made garments and remittances, notes the International Monetary Fund
(UPDATED) The International Monetary Fund grants Chile a $24-billion credit line and Peru an $11-billion credit line, both for two years
The International Monetary Fund says Jordan has 'taken proactive efforts since the COVID-19 outbreak to protect [the] safety of its citizens and refugees'
Without vital tourism revenue, Jamaica's economy is seen to contract 5.6% in 2020, says the International Monetary Fund
The Lebanese government is seeking more than $10 billion in financial support from the International Monetary Fund to save its crumbling economy
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva intends to recommend approval of Chile's request
The International Monetary Fund says Egypt's economy had seen a 'remarkable turnaround' prior to the coronavirus pandemic, but that progress is now threatened
The International Monetary Fund notes that incoming economic data for many countries is even below the IMF's 'already pessimistic assessment'
The Republic of Congo, the 3rd biggest oil producer in Africa, is asking for aid from the International Monetary Fund amid the coronavirus pandemic
Both Kenya and Uganda face severe economic shocks amid efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, says the International Monetary Fund
'The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the terms of trade shocks from the sharp fall in oil prices are having a significant impact on Cameroon's economy,' says the International Monetary Fund
Ecuador faces a double crisis in the form of the coronavirus and a fall in oil prices
The International Monetary Fund says Colombia's economy is expected to contract for the first time in two decades due to the coronavirus pandemic
The International Monetary Fund grants $411 million to Ethiopia and $200 million to Mali for their coronavirus response
The Lebanese government approves a plan to provide support to 'needy sectors' during the coronavirus crisis, and also aims to get aid from the International Monetary Fund
Money from the International Monetary Fund will be used to finance increased healthcare spending and to provide assistance to the most vulnerable in the Dominican Republic
The funding for Costa Rica will 'support essential COVID-19-related health spending and relief measures targeted to the most affected sectors and vulnerable populations'
'The pandemic is inflicting heavy damage on Afghanistan's economy, which is expected to contract sharply in 2020,' says the International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund notes that the coronavirus pandemic and the plunging global demand for oil are severely affecting Nigeria's economy
(UPDATED) Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli does not specify the size of the one-year financial aid package the government is seeking from the International Monetary Fund
With the number of coronavirus cases at 3,953 including 75 deaths, South Africa is the worst affected country on the African continent
Disruptions to supply chains and misdirection of critical products could 'prolong and exacerbate the health and economic crisis'
The International Monetary Fund says the Democratic Republic of Congo is 'experiencing a severe shock' due to the coronavirus pandemic
Here is a summary of the financing available from the International Monetary Fund and World Bank for countries battling the coronavirus pandemic
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund say Africa, the world's poorest continent, needs $44 billion more to combat the coronavirus pandemic
'While uncertainty remains high, the near-term economic impact of COVID-19 is expected to be significant,' says the International Monetary Fund as it approves aid for Pakistan
Latin America's 'lost decade' traditionally refers to the 1980s, when countries were forced to tightened their belts to meet debt payments. Could this happen again?
'Speed of action is of [the] essence in the crisis that has moved so rapidly and is so deep,' says International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva
The International Monetary Fund says protests are 'more likely in countries with histories of widespread corruption, lack of transparency in public policy, and poor service delivery'
Countries in the Middle East and North Africa will lose hundreds of billions of dollars in revenues in 2020, says the International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund will give $115.3 million to Burkina Faso and $114.5 million to Niger to help them combat the coronavirus pandemic
The economic outlook of the International Monetary Fund for 2020 is already bleak, but possibly not the worst yet
The International Monetary Fund forecasts a 1.6% contraction for sub-Saharan Africa in 2020