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IMF's Lagarde warns US-China tariffs to slash global growth in 2020

Earlier on Wednesday, the IMF said current and threatened US-China tariffs could cut 2020 global gross domestic product by 0.5%, or about $455 billion -- a loss larger than G20 member South Africa's annual economic output.

IMF's Christine Lagarde expects US and China to reach trade deal

Washington and Beijing have been engaged for the past year in a trade war marked by tariffs on billions of dollars in goods and threats of escalation. The talks are now at a critical point.


At Dubai summit, IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns Britain on Brexit challenge

UK businesses fear a possible "no-deal" Brexit with the EU will cause economic chaos by imposing tariffs, customs and other barriers between Britain and mainland Europe.

US will review Pakistan's bailout application to IMF from all angles, including debt position

Lagarde said she would require absolute transparency on Pakistan's debts, including those owned by China.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns against trade, currency wars, urges fix to global rules

Formally launching the IMF and World Bank annual meetings on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, Lagarde urged countries to "de-escalate" trade conflicts and fix global trading rules instead of abandoning them.

Plane carrying IMF chief Christine Lagarde makes emergency landing in Argentina

The plane which was destined for the United States experienced a drop in cabin pressure about 200 km (124 miles) north of the Argentine capital and returned to Ezeiza to land.


Donald Trump's tariffs pose risk to global trade, US economy: International Monetary Fund

The US economy is getting a boost from the Trump administration's tax cuts and higher government spending, but the IMF expects growth to slow considerably in coming years.

PM Narendra Modi gets some advice from IMF chief Christine Lagarde: 'Pay more attention to women safety'

Christine Lagarde to PM Narendra Modi: "I would hope that the Indian authorities, starting with Prime Minister Modi pay more attention because it is needed for the women of India."

IMF chief Christine Lagarde optimistic on global growth, but warns against trade protectionism

Lagarde said economies needed to reduce government deficits, strengthen fiscal frameworks and place public debt on a gradual downward path.

China's OBR an important initiative to foster regional cooperation, but entails risks as well: IMF

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde will travel to Beijing early next month to attend the joint IMF-PBC, the Peoples Bank of China conference on the Belt and Road Initiative.

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International Monetary Fund Chief Christine Lagarde Convicted

French judges on Monday found IMF chief Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence for failing to challenge a 400 million euro ($417 million) state arbitration payout to a business tycoon in 2008 when she was French finance minister.