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July 16, 2012
July 27, 2011
November 8, 2010
July 10, 2009
July 30, 2008
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|United Kingdom and the IMF|
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|May 22, 2012 -- IMF Survey: United Kingdom Could Ease Monetary Policy, Credit to Boost Growth|
At a time of intensified global uncertainty, the United Kingdom’s approach to reducing debt levels to put the budget on a more sustainable footing has reinforced credibility, the IMF says as it wraps up its annual check-up of the U.K. economy.
|September 27, 2011 -- IMF Survey: New Analysis Should be Staple of IMF Toolkit—Experts|
New reports by the IMF dedicated to analyzing the economic flows and risks between countries are a welcome addition to the institution’s policy advice and crisis prevention work, experts agree at a seminar convened on the sidelines of the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings.
|June 06, 2011 -- IMF Survey: U.K. Must Go For Top Quality Financial Supervision|
The U.K. economy is facing an uneven recovery, with growth of 1.5 percent expected in 2011, according to the IMF's latest assessment. "The U.K. economy is recovering from the impact of the financial crisis," Acting Managing Director John Lipsky says in London.
|November 09, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Repairing U.K. Economy Will Take Time, Says IMF|
After a deep recession, the U.K. economy started growing again in late 2009. In its annual health check of the economy, the IMF says it is expecting growth of 1 ¾ percent in 2010, followed by 2 percent in 2011.
|November 18, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Comparing Recessions in Germany, Spain, and United Kingdom|
While the global financial crisis and recession have hit all of Europe’s economies, the impact has varied considerably across countries. Output and employment, for instance, have moved quite differently in Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom, three of the larger European countries, according to IMF research.
|October 06, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Several Countries Provide Funding to IMF for Poorer Nations|
Several countries step forward to provide additional funding to support the IMF’s concessional lending to low-income countries that have been battered by the global economic crisis. IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn welcomes these commitments, and calls on other nations to come forward.
|July 16, 2009 -- IMF Survey: United Kingdom: From Rescue to Recovery|
Growth in the United Kingdom is expected to gradually pick up through 2010, but the speed and strength of the recovery remain highly uncertain, the IMF says in its latest review of the British economy.
|June 24, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Households Hit Hard by Wealth Losses|
The financial crisis has erased a considerable amount of household wealth in many advanced economies. The precipitous fall in asset prices—across equity, bond, and housing markets—has eroded the value of financial and housing assets and the net worth of households, according to IMF research.
|February 06, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Stimulus Measures Bolstering Demand Amid Crisis, IMF Says|
Most of the world's leading advanced and emerging market economies have adopted stimulus measures to counter the growing financial and economic crisis, according to an analysis by the IMF that estimates the collective impact on growth of around ½ -1¼ percentage points.