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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 ratchets up UK economic growth forecast to 2% - The Guardian

Fund notes stronger-than-expected performance since Brexit vote but warns protectionism may hold back growth. Larry Elliott Economics editor. Tue 18 Apr 2017 09.00 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.41 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

IMF forecasts higher growth despite protectionism risk - Financial Times

The world economy will grow faster than previously expected this year thanks to increased trade, investment and manufacturing, the International Monetary Fund has said. But it warned that the threat of protectionist policies and structural problems ...and more »

Greece set to miss budget surplus target, warns IMF - Financial Times

Greece is likely to fail to meet one of its most closely watched financial targets next year, according to the International Monetary Fund, raising pressure on euro area countries to ease their demands on Athens if they want the fund to join their ...and more »

IMF says debt binge leaves US corporate assets exposed - Financial Times

A debt binge has left a quarter of US corporate assets vulnerable to a sudden increase in interest rates, the International Monetary Fund has warned. The ability of companies to cover interest payments is at its weakest since the 2008 financial crisis ...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 »

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 »

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 »

The IMF just boosted its growth forecast for Britain's economy to 2% - Business Insider

LONDON – The International Monetary Fund has raised its growth forecast for the United Kingdom for the first time since the Brexit vote. In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF upgraded its UK economic growth estimate for 2017 to 2%, up from a ...and more »

The Kyrgyz Republic: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2017Article IV and Fourth Review under the ECF Visit - International Monetary Fund

April 18, 2017. A Concluding Statement describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the end of an official staff visit (or 'mission'), in most cases to a member country. Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations ...and more »