Tag: IMF

Global Competitiveness Report and Pakistan – I

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has launched the 2019 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR). The Report was first launched in 1979; its current...

CPI roundup

The CPI climbed to multiyear high– based on old base at 12.55 percent – highest since Jun-11. It was expected as the change in gas...

Difficult to find ‘quick path forward’ for Argentina: IMF official

The International Monetary Fund "remains fully engaged" in trying to help Argentina. Buenos Aires has received about $44 billion so far of the record...

World Bank’s Georgieva becomes first IMF chief from emerging economy

She will face a host of challenges as the head of the IMF, the world's crisis lender. risks are growing in emerging markets like...

Bringing down inflation among key elements of reform program of SBP: Governor SBP

Pakistan has embarked on its home-grown economic reform program. Reza Baqir says initial results from the reform program were encouraging. Governor SBP looks forward...

Trade tensions slam brakes on global economy: OECD

OECD cut its global growth forecast for this year to 2.9 percent from 3.2 percent. IMF already lowered its own global forecasts in July...

IMF lauds govt’s initial performance: Hammad

IMF team to Pakistan, he made it clear that it was already decided at the time of memorandum of understanding signing. Federal Board of...

IMF team expresses satisfaction over govt’s fiscal, monetary measures

The IMF extended fund programme had served as a stepping stone in the right direction. The IMF team acknowledged that Pakistan was making progress...

IMF to discuss loan status with Argentina finance minister

Mauricio Macri's defeat in a primary election last month. IMF to restructure its repayments on the record $57 billion loan from the Washington-based crisis...

Renewed crisis in Argentina puts IMF under fire

WASHINGTON: Despite a history of many IMF rescue programs, Argentina once again faces a deepening financial crisis, raising questions about whether the Washington-based lender made...