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IMF

A better approach to price hike

EDITORIAL: Federal Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin directed the Federal Bureau of Statistics (FBS) to add 19 cities ...
Published 21 Apr, 2021 03:21am
Opinion

Whither the economy?

The cabinet approved the medium-term strategy paper this Tuesday past and projected a Gross Domestic Product (GDP)...
Published 19 Apr, 2021 03:22am
Editorials

Welcome advice from PBC

EDITORIAL: Finance Minister Hammad Azhar should welcome the advice, however unsolicited, that came from the Pakistan...
Published 17 Apr, 2021 03:28am
IMF calls for ‘strong’ fiscal consolidation in Kuwait
World

IMF calls for ‘strong’ fiscal consolidation in Kuwait

  • The Gulf state's economy shrank by 8% last year, the Fund said in a statement on Thursday, adding that the country's fiscal balance worsened significantly year-on-year.
  • The IMF expects a gradual recovery and said that, as the recovery firms up, "strong fiscal consolidation and structural reforms would be needed to preserve fiscal buffers and strengthen growth."
Published 15 Apr, 2021 06:17pm
Opinion

Covid-19 and economies

Prime minister Imran Khan has proposed a five-point roadmap to materialize the vision of D-8, which include...
Published 14 Apr, 2021 03:21am
Rephasing of IMF conditions
Editorials

Rephasing of IMF conditions

EDITORIAL: Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), tweeted subsequent to a...
Published 14 Apr, 2021 03:21am