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Covid crisis in India a warning of possible events in other low and middle income countries: IMF

May 22, 2021 12:34 pm

A report co-authored by International Monetary Fund (IMF) economist Ruchir Agarwal and its Chief Economist Gita Gopinath on Friday also said that under the business-as-usual scenario, the vaccine coverage in India is expected to remain under 35 per cent of the population by the end of 2021.

IMF proposes USD 50 billion global vaccination plan

May 22, 2021 9:41 am

With strong and coordinated action now—and with little in terms of financing relative to the outsized benefits—the world can durably exit this unprecedented health and economic crisis, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said in her address to the G20 Health Summit.

Forex reserves jump over $4 bn amid high liquidity, fund flow

April 18, 2021 1:59 am

Earlier this month, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised its growth forecast for the Indian economy by 100 basis points to 12.5 per cent for 2021-22.

India's economy on path of gradual recovery: IMF

March 26, 2021 9:31 am

"India's economy is on the path of gradual recovery, real GDP growth, return to positive territory in fourth quarter of 2020." IMF's spokesperson Gerry Rice told reporters at a news conference here on Thursday.

On the upswing

January 29, 2021 9:21 am

IMF pegs India’s GDP growth at 11.5 per cent. But higher growth expectations should not lead to policy complacency.

Inequitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines risks exacerbating financial vulnerabilities: IMF

January 28, 2021 12:00 pm

The International Monetary Fund underlined that until the coronavirus vaccines are widely available, the market rally and the economic recovery remain predicated on continued monetary and fiscal policy support.

IMF programme for Pakistan unlikely to be back on track soon: report

November 13, 2020 4:28 pm

However, the programme has been in limbo since January this year and a second quarterly review of the 39-month facility could not be completed.

Bangladesh's rise is an opportunity for India, but is overshadowed by negative domestic politics

October 20, 2020 8:48 am

In using Dhaka’s impressive economic performance to attack Delhi’s, India is missing the bigger story about the strategic consequences of Bangladesh’s economic rise.

ExplainSpeaking: What the IMF said about the Indian, global economy

October 25, 2020 12:39 pm

Covid-19 will leave the world with more poverty, higher inequality, and severely setback human capital accumulation

Andorra becomes IMF's 190th member as coronavirus pandemic hits tourist entries

October 17, 2020 11:22 am

As an IMF member, the principality's government will get an annual review of its economic prospects and policies by Fund staff, technical policy advice and full participation in IMF and World Bank spring and annual meetings.