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02.01.00 – ECONOMIC THEORY

WORLD BANK / GLOBAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS

Developing countries face the looming prospect of higher borrowing costs as they adapt to a new era of low prices for oil and other key commodities, resulting in a fourth consecutive year of disappointing economic growth this year, says the World Bank Group's latest Global Economic Prospects report. WORLD BANK

10 Jun 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 »

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 »

IMF/ WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Global growth prospects are uneven across the main countries and regions, says the IMF's latest WEO. In advanced economies, growth is projected to be stronger in 2015 relative to 2014, but in emerging market and developing economies, it is expected to be weaker.  IMF

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF / WEO PRESSER

Global growth prospects are uneven across major economies, says the IMF's latest World Economic Outlook (WEO). In advanced economies, growth is projected to strengthen in 2015 relative to 2014, but in emerging market and developing economies it is expected to be weaker. UNIFEED-UNTV

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF / MALAYSIA

After a year of very strong growth of 6 percent, lower energy export prices in 2015 will likely contribute to growth moderating to a still impressive rate of close to 5 percent, say IMF economists. IMF

4 Mar 2015 | Read More »

IMF / EGYPT

Following four years of political uncertainty and economic slowdown, Egypt has chosen a path of adjustment and reform which, if followed resolutely, will lead to economic stability and growth, the IMF said in its first comprehensive assessment of the North African nation's economy in five years. IMF / FILE

11 Feb 2015 | Read More »

WORLD BANK /GLOBAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS

Following another disappointing year in 2014, developing countries should see an uptick in growth this year, boosted in part by soft oil prices, a stronger U.S. economy and continued low global interest rates, says the World Bank Group's Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report. But the global recovery is fragile, especially in parts of Europe and [...]

13 Jan 2015 | Read More »

IMF / SOUTH AFRICA

A new IMF report said South Africa can celebrate significant progress in its first 20 years of democracy, but faces the challenge of reviving a weak economy and addressing elevated vulnerabilities; adding in structural reforms are essential to boosting sustainable, inclusive growth and job creation. IMF / RECENT

11 Dec 2014 | Read More »

 

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