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IMF Concerned about Impact of COVID-19 Virus on World Economy

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.

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BARBADOS | Barbados Passes Latest IMF Test

BRIDGETOWN, December 17, 2019 - Barbados has passed its latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) test with flying colours, in the process impressing the directors of the fund, and opening up for itself access to almost $100 million from the Washington-based institution.

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BARBADOS | Barbados’ Economy Is Back On Track

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, November 11, 2019 -Barbados’ economy is on track. This is the word from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Tao Zhang, after they met to discuss the country’s economic position with the implementation of the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) Programme.

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JAMAICA | On the Path to Higher Economic Growth - IMF

NEW YORK,  November 9, 2019 - The International Monetary Fund says Jamaica has successfully concluded its economic reform program, which was supported by a US$1.66 billion Stand-By Arrangement from the IMF. The country’s strong ownership, as well as the government’s steadfast reform implementation have resulted in a stronger economy, an all-time low unemployment rate, and a significant reduction in public debt.

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JAMAICA | Former IMF Boss Praises Jamaica

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.

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