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India must focus on public investment as economy recovers from pandemic, suggests IMF
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India must focus on public investment as economy recovers from pandemic, suggests IMF

IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department Deputy Director Paolo Mauro advised that special attention must be given to green investment to ensure that recovery is inclusive and eco-friendly

Indian economy to grow at 9.5% this year and 8.5% in 2022, projects IMF
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Indian economy to grow at 9.5% this year and 8.5% in 2022, projects IMF

Gita Gopinath, chief economist of the IMF, said that compared to their July forecast, the global growth projection for 2021 has been revised down marginally

Pakistan does have a debt problem but it's not because of China, says planning minister Asad Umar
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Pakistan does have a debt problem but it's not because of China, says planning minister Asad Umar

He was responding to a report by a US-based think tank, which alleged that Pakistan's debt was rising to a dangerous level because of CPEC

World Bank cancels business report after investigation reveals Chinese data alteration
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World Bank cancels business report after investigation reveals Chinese data alteration

Staff members changed data on China to improve its ranking under pressure from the office of then-World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and from then-Chief Executive Kristalina Georgieva and one of her advisers

International Monetary Fund suspends its engagement with Afghanistan
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International Monetary Fund suspends its engagement with Afghanistan

The IMF said it was deeply concerned with economic conditions in Afghanistan, urging the international community to take urgent steps to stall a "looming humanitarian crisis" in the country

Uneven COVID-19 vaccine distribution may hamper economic recovery in developing nations: IMF
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Uneven COVID-19 vaccine distribution may hamper economic recovery in developing nations: IMF

IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath flagged the "widening gap" as advanced economies grow faster and developing nations, especially in Asia, slow.

Significant progress on FATF's first action plan: US on Pakistan's grey list status for terror financing
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Significant progress on FATF's first action plan: US on Pakistan's grey list status for terror financing

The global body against money laundering and terror financing had also asked Pakistan to work to address its strategically important deficiencies

Why Pakistan continues to find itself in the black hole of FATF grey list
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Why Pakistan continues to find itself in the black hole of FATF grey list

FATF Pakistan status: Until Pakistan stops terror financing and providing terror infrastructure, it is unlikely to come out of the grey list

Heads of four global organisations appeal to world leaders for COVID-19 vaccine equality
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Heads of four global organisations appeal to world leaders for COVID-19 vaccine equality

WHO, World Bank, IMF, and WTO blamed gaps in vaccination programs for the emergence of virus variants that fuelled fresh outbreaks in developing countries.

India's debt ratio to GDP increases from 74% to 90% during COVID-19: IMF
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India's debt ratio to GDP increases from 74% to 90% during COVID-19: IMF

Vitor Gaspar, Director of IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department, said that widening deficits and contraction in economic activity, debt worldwide increased sharply to 97% of GDP in 2020

Pakistan set to approach International Monetary Fund for second bail-out package, says report
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Pakistan set to approach International Monetary Fund for second bail-out package, says report

"We are going to speak to the IMF because we see disruptions ahead just when our economy is recovering and all the indicators are positive," Dawn newspaper quoted Imran Khan as saying

Evidence of normalisation of India’s economic activity, says IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath
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Evidence of normalisation of India’s economic activity, says IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath

In its annual World Economic Outlook, the Washington-based global financial institution said that the Indian economy is expected to grow by 6.9 percent in 2022

Joe Biden set to announce all US adults will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination on 19 April
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Joe Biden set to announce all US adults will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination on 19 April

The White House said Biden is shifting the deadline for full eligibility up from 2 May to 19 April after rapid progress in all 50 states in the vaccine rollouts

India GDP growth to range from 7.5% to 12.5% in FY 21-22, but economy not out of woods yet, says World Bank
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India GDP growth to range from 7.5% to 12.5% in FY 21-22, but economy not out of woods yet, says World Bank

The World Bank, in its latest report, said that the economy was already slowing when the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded. After reaching 8.3% in FY17, growth decelerated to 4% in FY20

India's GDP may turn positive at 1.3% in Dec quarter of FY2020-21: DBS Bank report
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India's GDP may turn positive at 1.3% in Dec quarter of FY2020-21: DBS Bank report

The government will release the GDP numbers for the October-December quarter of the current fiscal on Friday

Farm laws have potential to raise agricultural incomes, but social safety net needed, says IMF’s Gita Gopinath
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Farm laws have potential to raise agricultural incomes, but social safety net needed, says IMF’s Gita Gopinath

The IMF chief economist said Indian agriculture is in need of reforms and the new laws are capable of widening the market for cultivators

Farmers' protest is 'about politics, not economics', India's IMF executive director Surjit Bhalla tells CNN-News18
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Farmers' protest is 'about politics, not economics', India's IMF executive director Surjit Bhalla tells CNN-News18

About the mandi system, the economist said that the government should be able to acquire food for the PDS system from the marketplace instead of the mandis

Pakistan court sentences two more aides of Hafiz Saeed in terror financing case
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Pakistan court sentences two more aides of Hafiz Saeed in terror financing case

The Anti-Terrorism Court of Lahore handed down six and five-and-a-half years of imprisonment to the JuD's Muhammad Ashraf and Lucman Shah, respectively

Downturn from pandemic offers path to green, climate resilient economies: IMF
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Downturn from pandemic offers path to green, climate resilient economies: IMF

A fiscal stimulus could be an opportunity to boost green and resilient public infrastructure, the IMF said.

'Inequality starts at top': UN chief pushes for reform of global institutions in speech to world leaders
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'Inequality starts at top': UN chief pushes for reform of global institutions in speech to world leaders

Antonio Guterres pushed for a so-called New Global Deal to ensure power, wealth and opportunity are shared more broadly and fairly.