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07.05.00 – TRADE RELATED FINANCE

GENEVA / TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT

A new UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report said six years after the onset of the global economic and financial crisis, the world economy has still not found a sustainable growth path. UNCTAD’s Director for Globalization and Development Strategies said a world of “happy bankers, footloose corporations and stressed households” can neither be sustainable [...]

10 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / RESTRUCTURING DEBT WRAP

The General Assembly adopted a resolution in favour of a legal framework that would help regulate restructuring of foreign sovereign debt. The project –proposed by Argentina- was presented by the Group of 77 + China. UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Sep 2014 | Read More »

IMF / WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

The IMF's latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update says that the global recovery has continued but at an uneven pace, and that downside risks remain. Continued policy efforts are needed to secure a more robust recovery. IMF

24 Jul 2014 | Read More »

IMF / ECB RATE CUT

The International Monetary Fund has welcomed the announcement of the European Central Bank's package of rate cuts and liquidity measures on Thursday. The ECB cut its deposit rate to minus 0.1 percent and it opened a 400 billion euro liquidity channel that is tied to bank lending. The moves are planned to spur bank lending in [...]

5 Jun 2014 | Read More »

IMF / LAGARDE UKRAINE

The International Monetary Fund Executive Board on Wednesday  approved a $17.01 billion IMF loan to Ukraine, backed by a comprehensive program of economic reforms. IMF

1 May 2014 | Read More »

WTO / WORLD TRADE REPORT

The sluggish pace of trade growth in 2013 was due to a combination of flat import demand in developed economies ( 0.2%) and moderate import growth in developing economies (4.4%) , announced WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo while presenting trade figures for 2013 and prospects for coming years. WTO

14 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / ECONOMIC PROSPECTS 2014

The latest UN World Economic Situation and Prospects report says that global economic growth should increase over the next two years with continuing signs of improvement. The global economy is expected to grow at a pace of 3.0 per cent in 2014 and 3.3 per cent in 2015, compared with an estimated growth of 2.1 [...]

18 Dec 2013 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ FINANCIAL INCLUSION

As mobile banking and other technological innovations fuel the expansion of financial services in many developing countries, a new World Bank report urges policy makers to focus on products that benefit the poor, women and other vulnerable groups the most. The “Global Financial Development Report 2014: Financial Inclusion” report stays no-frills savings and payment accounts, [...]

12 Nov 2013 | Read More »

IMF / JAPAN OUTLOOK

Japanese authorities have embarked on an ambitious agenda to raise growth and end deflation. It's called the "three arrows" of Abenomics, comprising aggressive monetary easing, flexible fiscal policy and structural reforms to raise potential growth. The IMF supports this policy package, but has emphasized that success depends on implementation of all three arrows. IMF  

5 Aug 2013 | Read More »

IMF / SPAIN ECONOMIC FORECAST

At the launch of the IMF's regular health check for the Spanish economy, mission chief James Daniel said Spain needed to maintain its recent progress on reforms to create jobs. (IMF)

2 Aug 2013 | Read More »

 

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