Finance & Economics

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Germany

On June 29, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Germany.

Germany’s economic performance was strong in 2017, underpinned by solid domestic demand and a rebound in exports...

India’s agro-food sector has made strong progress, but a new policy approach is needed to meet future challenges, says new report by OECD and ICRIER

India has made tremendous economic progress since the mid-1990s, raising GDP per capita by more than 5% per year, cutting the incidence of poverty in half, significantly decreasing undernourishment and transforming itself into a major agriculture...

Polish PM chooses to focus on economy, amid questions on rule of law in Poland

Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki debated the future of Europe with MEPs and EU Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, on Wednesday.

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with New Zealand

On June 25, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with New Zealand.

Since 2011, New Zealand has enjoyed an economic expansion with notable momentum. Reconstruction spending...

MEPs deplore lack of concrete deals at the EU summit

The results of the last EU summit are unsatisfactory for most MEPs, who regret the lack of progress on asylum reform and on deepening the economic and monetary union.

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Honduras

Honduras successfully concluded its 2014-2017 Fund-supported program. The program was instrumental in restoring investor confidence and reducing macroeconomic imbalances. It also catalyzed important structural reforms such as the modernization of the...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the United States

On June 29, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with the United States.

Further reforms can foster more inclusive labour markets in The Netherlands

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IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) for Senegal

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the sixth review of Senegal’s economic performance under a program supported by the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). The program aims to implement economic policies and structural...

Egypt: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF)

On June 29, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the third review of Egypt’s economic reform program supported by an arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF).