UNITED STATES, February 25, 2020 - Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), today proposed the appointment of Antoinette Sayeh as a Deputy Managing Director, effective March 16, 2020. The appointment is subject to approval by the IMF’s Executive Board.
RIYADH, February 22, 2020 - Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms. Kristalina Georgieva today sounded a note of caution to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Riyadh, that the global health emergency caused by the COVID-19 virus needs global cooperation in order to be contained.
WASHINGTON, DC, January 30, 2020 - The International Monetary Fund has painted a grim picture of the Haitian economy occasioned by a protracted political crisis and prolonged civil unrest that has at times shut down most economic activity in that country.
WASHINGTON, DC, December 16, 2019 - The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the second review of Barbados’ economic reform program supported by an arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). which now allows the authorities to draw the equivalent of SDR 35 million (about US$48 million), bringing total disbursements to the equivalent of SDR 105 million (about US$145 million).
Huge investments in infrastructure are redefining global development, from China’s Belt and Road Initiative to infrastructure development plans from the African Development Bank and the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America.
KINGSTON, September 22, 2019 - Former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has praised Jamaica for the “remarkable” accomplishments under its financial arrangements with the Fund, which have now concluded.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has pointed to lingering uncertainty about how much profit oil Guyana will actually rake in, even as that global financial watchdog says it is ready to help the country prepare for oil price shocks.