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
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
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
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
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
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
The global body against money laundering and terror financing had also asked Pakistan to work to address its strategically important deficiencies
FATF Pakistan status: Until Pakistan stops terror financing and providing terror infrastructure, it is unlikely to come out of the grey list
WHO, World Bank, IMF, and WTO blamed gaps in vaccination programs for the emergence of virus variants that fuelled fresh outbreaks in developing countries.
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Antonio Guterres pushed for a so-called New Global Deal to ensure power, wealth and opportunity are shared more broadly and fairly.