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02. – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND DEVELOPMENT FINANCE

IMF / NEPAL AID

An International Monetary Fund spokesman said Thursday that the IMF is ready to send a team to Nepal to assess all options how the agency might be able to help the country with its financing. IMF

30 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / KICILLOF ARGENTINA PRESSER

Asked about similarities between Greece today and Argentina in 2001, Argentine Finance Minister Axel Kicillof told reporters "it's very concerning because it means we haven't made any progress which goes back to this international financial architecture; and that's deficient because it asks for more from those who need the most." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF / LATIN AMERICA OUTLOOK 1

Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to decline for a fifth consecutive year—dipping below 1 percent in 2015—although there are clear differences along North-South lines, the IMF said in its latest regional forecast. IMF / RECENT (SPANISH VERSION)

29 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF / LATIN AMERICA OUTLOOK 2

Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to decline for a fifth consecutive year—dipping below 1 percent in 2015—although there are clear differences along North-South lines, the IMF said in its latest regional forecast. IMF / RECENT (ENGLISH VERSION)

29 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / BAN ECONOMIC COOPERATION

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "too much is at stake to risk the world the world economy falling into a stagnant growth path in the longer run." UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Apr 2015 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / OIL PRICES

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said falling oil prices will benefit many of the world's poorest, but a corresponding drop in food prices will negatively affect those who earn meager incomes through agriculture. WORLD BANK

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF/ LAGARDE PRESSER

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday that the world economy is growing – but the recovery is "not good enough." IMF

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ GLOBAL FOOD

Even with 800 million people going to bed hungry every night, countries can end hunger by 2030 if they create systems that raise agricultural productivity in rural areas, improve nutritional outcomes, and invest in more climate-smart agriculture that can withstand a warmer planet, according to a World Bank Group report released today on the future [...]

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF / GFSR PRESSER

Global financial stability risks have risen since October 2014, and have rotated to parts of the financial system where they are harder to assess and harder to address, according to the International Monetary Fund's latest Global Financial Stability Report. IMF

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF / FISCAL MONITOR

In its latest Fiscal Monitor 2015, the IMF has identified influential factors that are assisting the recovery in many countries:  growth-friendly monetary policy, slower rates of fiscal adjustment but also the fall in oil prices. And this, said Vitor Gaspar, the Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, presents an opportunity to reform energy subsidies and [...]

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

 

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