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The IMF nudges up its forecast for global growth - The Economist

APRIL is the cruellest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, and, in Washington, chirpy forecasts from the IMF that often prove a bit too chirpy. On April 18th the fund released its semi-annual World Economic Outlook (WEO), raising its forecast ...and more »

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

The International Monetary Fund has revised up its UK growth forecast for the second time in three months after admitting that the performance of the economy since the Brexit vote last year had been stronger than expected. In its half-yearly World ...and more »

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

On April 14, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the first review of Jamaica's performance under the program supported by the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), on a lapse of time basis.[1] The 36-month SBA with a ...and more »

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

US President Donald Trump and US Vice President Mike Pence (R) stand alongside Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross as he speaks about Trump signing executive orders on trade policies in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, March 31, 2017 ...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 Forecasts Increased World Economic Growth Despite Rising Protectionism - Foreign Policy (blog)

And now for a glimmer of good news: the world economy is slated to grow faster this year than previously expected, according to the International Monetary Fund, which boosted its short-term global economic growth forecast for the first time in six ...and more »

From Chinese debt to US protectionism: Seven reasons to be worried about the world economy - Telegraph.co.uk

The world economy is getting stronger and growth is picking up, as indications grow that the hangover from the financial crisis is fading at last. But the International Monetary Fund still fears the recovery could be thrown off track, and sees risks ...and more »

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

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 under Article IV ...and more »

World economy recovering - New Straits Times Online

The Malaysian economy is expected to grow further on the back of a resilient export sector. By DATUK DR JOHN ANTONY XAVIER. April 20, 2017 @ 9:51am. DATUK DR JOHN ANTONY XAVIER. THE signs are auspicious as the sprouting green shoots that herald spring ...and more »

IMF raises 2017 global growth forecast to 3.5 pct - Xinhua

Maurice Obstfeld, chief economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), attends a press briefing at the IMF headquarters in Washington D.C., the United States, on April 18, 2017. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday raised its forecast ...and more »