EghtesadOnline: The International Monetary Fund is urging the world’s two largest economies to resolve the escalating trade war quickly and fairly.
EghtesadOnline: EU ministers on Friday chose the Bulgarian number two of the World Bank Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to become IMF chief, in a fractious vote that failed to heal bitter divisions between member states.
EghtesadOnline: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Monday she expects the United States and China to reach a deal to end their trade dispute, which has unnerved financial markets and cast a shadow over the global economy.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s economy is expected to shrink for the second consecutive year and inflation could reach 40%, an International Monetary Fund’s senior official said, as the country copes with the impact of tighter sanctions imposed by the United States.
EghtesadOnline: Oil exporters have not fully recovered from the dramatic oil price shock of 2014, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Saturday, and she cautioned against spending money on "white elephant projects."
EghtesadOnline: The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that Iran should implement policies to safeguard its macroeconomic stability after the reimposition of US sanctions that will cut Iranian economic growth by reducing oil exports.
EghtesadOnline: The International Monetary Fund, in its latest World Economic Outlook, predicts Iran's economy will contract this year and in the following year as a result of the reimposition of US sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
EghtesadOnline: As the reimpostion of the second round of US sanctions draw near, European finance ministers will try to persuade the Trump administration not to cut off Iran’s access to Swift, the global financial messaging service, in meetings with Steven Mnuchin, the US treasury secretary, at the IMF gathering in Bali this week.
EghtesadOnline: According to IMF’s latest report on “Shadow Economies Around the World: What Did We Learn Over the Last 20 Years”, shadow economy includes monetary and non-monetary transactions of a legal nature, including productive economic activities that would generally be taxable were they reported to the state authorities.
EghtesadOnline: More than a week after US Treasury Department blacklisted Central Bank of Iran's Governor Valiollah Seif for his alleged "support for terrorism", the International Monetary Fund has released a statement, pledging to continue its work with him.