THE CONVERSATION - February 7, 2019 - The sudden resignation of World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has rekindled debate about leadership succession and the mission of the international financial institution.
KINGSTON, January 20, 2019 - The Opposition Peoples National Party is concerned that Jamaica has missed the BOJ’s inflation target for the second time this fiscal year, again triggering the requirement to consult with IMF staff on the deviation from the programme’s inflation target.
WASHINGTON, DC, December 8, 2018 -An IMF review of Jamaica's economic programme under the precautionary Stand-By arrangement, says “Positive developments continue to sustain Jamaica’s economic reform program. The unemployment rate is at an all-time low of 8.4 percent, with significant gains among women and younger workers. Inflation is in the Bank of Jamaica’s (BOJ) target range of 4–6 percent.
KINGSTON, Jamaica: Friday, November 30, 2018 - Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke has announced the International Monetary Fund's release of the report on Jamaica's 2018 Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA).
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, December 1, 2018 - IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says "there is an urgent need to de-escalate trade tensions, reverse recent tariff increases, and modernize the rules-based multilateral trade system."
The Board of the International Monetary Fund has concluded its Article IV Consultations with the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, noting that the economy is recovering, despite the fact that it continues to face challenges in sustaining the growth momentum over the longer term.
Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), today announced the formation of two external advisory groups consisting of economic, financial, and public policy experts to inform the IMF’s 2020 Comprehensive Surveillance Review (CSR).