Finance & Economics

Tai Ji Men Voiced An Injustice Case of Tax in UN

ROC Centenary, Taxation and Human Rights White Paper Reveals Tax Disasters

Tai Ji Men injustice case of tax has been recorded in the Taiwan Tax Right White Paper.

Doctors to Governments: Tax us. Canada is worth it!

A group of doctors who rank among Canada’s top income earners urge the Ontario and federal governments to raise taxes on the rich to balance the budget and spare needed public services from austerity cuts.

Chrysler Financial Parent Company Repays $1.9 Billion in Settlement of Original Chrysler Loan

TARP Repayments Reach $189 Billion

The U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced that it has received a $1.9 billion repayment from Chrysler Holding (CGI Holding) in settlement of one of the loans that the Treasury Department extended to finance Chrysler LLC, the "Old Chrysler" automobile company. This repayment, while less than face value, is significantly more than the Treasury expected to recover on this loan and is greater than an independent valuation of the loan provided by investment banking firm Keefe, Bruyette and Woods, which was hired by Treasury in connection with the transaction.

Recession hampering fight against hunger in Europe, Central Asia – UN

13 May 2010 – The global downturn is threatening to reverse gains made – driven largely by agriculture – in combating poverty and food insecurity in Europe and Central Asia, a senior United Nations official said today.
Some 50 million people in the region have risen out of poverty since 1998, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). In Central Asia alone, the number of hungry people dropped nearly 40 per cent to under 6 million in 2004-2006.

IMF Staff Completes a Staff Visit to Cambodia

An IMF team led by Mr. Jarkko Turunen visited Phnom Penh from March 12 to 16, 2018, to conduct interim discussions on recent developments and Cambodia’s economic outlook.

Poland: Build on current economic strength to innovate and invest in skills and infrastructure

Poland’s economic growth remains strong. Rising family benefits and a booming jobs market are lifting household income while poverty rates and inequality are falling, says a new OECD report.

IMF Staff Completes 2018 Article IV Consultation Mission to Angola

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Ricardo Velloso visited Luanda from March 1-15, 2018, to conduct discussions for the 2018 Article IV consultation.

World Bank Group Statement on Open Trade

Trade is an engine of growth that creates jobs, reduces poverty and increases economic opportunity. After a protracted period of low growth, the global economy saw trade volumes grow by 4.3% in 2017, the fastest rate in 6 years.

IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Mali on 2018 Article IV Consultation and Eighth Review under ECF Arrangement

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Boriana Yontcheva visited Bamako during March 12–16, 2018 to complete discussions on the eighth review of Mali’s economic and financial program supported by the Fund’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF), and the 2018 Article IV consultation. Discussions were initiated during October 29–November 11, 2017.

IMF Executive Board Discusses Program Design in Currency Unions

On February 21, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) discussed general guidance on the design of Fund-supported programs with members of the existing four currency unions—the Central African Economic and Monetary Community, the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, the European Monetary Union, and the West African Economic and Monetary Union.