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Significant recalibration in GCC fiscal policies, says IMF

Significant recalibration in GCC fiscal policies, says IMF

In what is seen as a “significant recalibration” of fiscal policies, most GCC countries have begun to improve their public financial management while also making efforts to strengthen fiscal positions

Lebanon to seek IMF technical help

Lebanon to seek IMF technical help

Lebanon will ask the IMF for technical help with a plan to escape financial collapse, including how to restructure its public debt, a government source told Reuters on Wednesday.

Lebanon's new finance minister to meet IMF official

Lebanon's new finance minister to meet IMF official

The new finance minister of debt-saddled Lebanon said he would meet with a senior official from the International Monetary Fund on Saturday for a ‘courtesy visit’ and not bailout talks.

IMF calls for 'urgent' action by India amid slowdown

IMF calls for 'urgent' action by India amid slowdown

India's government must take steps quickly to reverse the economic slowdown of an economy that has been one of the engines of global growth, the International Monetary Fund said Monday.

IMF approves $2.9 bn Ethiopia aid package

IMF approves $2.9 bn Ethiopia aid package

Ethiopia will receive $2.9 billion in a three-year aid package to help economic reform, the International Monetary Fund has confirmed.

Al-Emadi participates in World Bank-IMF meetings in Washington

Al-Emadi participates in World Bank-IMF meetings in Washington

Qatar's Finance Minister HE Ali Sherif al-Emadi has participated in the annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the World Bank Group (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, DC.

World urgently needs to quicken steps to reduce global warming: IMF

World urgently needs to quicken steps to reduce global warming: IMF

Countries around the world should urgently begin accelerating efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and the best way to do that is through implementation of carbon taxes ...

World Bank's Georgieva poised to become 2nd female IMF chief

World Bank's Georgieva poised to become 2nd female IMF chief

A top executive at the World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria, now faces no opposition in her candidacy to lead the International Monetary Fund, the fund announced Monday.

EU ministers to start voting Friday on candidate to head IMF

EU ministers to start voting Friday on candidate to head IMF

EU finance ministers will start voting Friday on a nominee to replace France's Christine Lagarde as the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the French Economy Ministry said.

IMF calls for well-targeted policies for Qatar to boost benefits from diversification drive

IMF calls for well-targeted policies for Qatar to boost benefits from diversification drive

Qatar needs well-targeted, structured, and sequenced policies to encourage specific sectors in order to reap benefits from its diversification drive, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Qatar’s gross external debt to fall over medium term: IMF

Qatar’s gross external debt to fall over medium term: IMF

Qatar’s gross external debt, which is "sizeable" under the baseline, is projected to fall over the medium term, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Structural reforms could support FDI, increase growth in Qatar: IMF report

Structural reforms could support FDI, increase growth in Qatar: IMF report

Structural reforms such as improved contract enforcement and minority protection could support foreign direct investment (FDI) and increase economic growth in Qatar ...