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IMF says pace of global economic growth is picking up - BBC News

The world economy seems to be gaining momentum, according the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund. Writing in the IMF's new World Economic Outlook, Maurice Obstfeldt said "we could be at a turning point". The report forecasts global ...and more »

IMF Raises 2017 Outlook for Global Economic Growth - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund has raised its outlook for global growth, citing a postelection surge in confidence in the United States, better prospects in large emerging markets and an uptick in global trade. The rosy forecast is ...and more »

Don't Abdicate America's Leadership Role at the IMF - Foreign Policy (blog)

The International Monetary Fund may be one of the United States' greatest post-war success stories, but as the world's finance ministers, central bankers and investors arrive in Washington this week for the IMF Spring Meetings, an otherwise generally ...and more »

IMF Raises Growth Forecast for the Global Economy - Fortune

The International Monetary Fund raised its 2017 global growth forecast on Tuesday due to manufacturing and trade gains in Europe, Japan, and China, but warned that protectionist policies threaten to choke a broad-based recovery. The IMF, whose spring ...and more »

IMF retains its India GDP growth forecast at 7.2% for 2017-18 - Livemint

New Delhi: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday called for accelerated economic reforms for India to achieve a higher growth trajectory, while retaining its GDP growth projection of 7.2% for 2017-18. In its biannual World Economic Outlook ...and more »

IMF retains India's growth forecast at 7.2% for FY18 - Hindu Business Line

New Delhi, April 18. India is pegged to be the fastest growing economy in the world in 2017-18 and will be a key driver for global growth, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Retaining its growth forecast of 7.2 per cent for India for ...and more »

The global economy may be in better shape than we think - Quartz

The global economy is doing well, and that might be an understatement. In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF raised expectations for global economic growth this year to 3.5%, up a bit from its last forecast in October. The improved outlook is ...and more »

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica - International Monetary Fund

April 18, 2017. Program implementation remains strong under the Stand-By Arrangement, with sustained positive GDP growth; The rebalancing from direct to indirect taxes, which is accompanied by higher social expenditure, is expected to expand the ...and more »

World economy recovering - New Straits Times Online

THE signs are auspicious as the sprouting green shoots that herald spring after a gloomy winter. After years of lacklustre growth in the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis, the world economy appears to be coming out of the woods. Despite the ...and more »

IMF raises 2017 global growth forecast to 3.5 pct - Xinhua

WASHINGTON, April 18 (Xinhua) -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday raised its forecast for global economic growth in 2017, saying buoyant financial markets and a long-awaited cyclical recovery in manufacturing and trade supported the ...and more »