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Updated April 27, 2016

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April 27, 2016 -- IMF Survey : Overheard at the Spring Meetings
The world’s economic leaders and stakeholders gathered at the 2016 IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings to tackle today’s global challenges—a slowing economy, the refugee crisis, and other global risks to stability—and forge the path towards more sustainable solutions.
March 15, 2016 -- IMF Survey : Conference Highlights Asia’s Advancing Role in the Global Economy
Maintaining high growth, boosting job creation, and making further gains in reducing poverty are top policy priorities, Asian policymakers declared at a conference in New Delhi, India.
March 02, 2016 -- IMF Survey : India Can Lock in Good Fortune with Private Investment, Structural Reforms
Positive policy actions together with the decline in oil prices have helped make India one of the fastest-growing large economies in the world. Its resilience, however, is being tested by an unfavorable global environment and a slow investment recovery.
July 31, 2015 -- Podcast : Building Up India's Infrastructure Capacity
India has invested nearly half a trillion dollars in its infrastructure over the last decade, but finding the funding for mega-projects is only half the challenge. The head of one of the country’s leading infrastructure finance companies explains.
May 06, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Asia: Stabilizing and Outperforming Other Regions
Growth in Asia and the Pacific will continue to outperform the rest of the world, and is expected to remain steady at 5.6 percent in 2015, easing slightly to 5.5 percent in 2016, according to the IMF's Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and the Pacific.
April 17, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Asia May Face Slower Future Growth, say Top Economists
After a period of rapid growth, Asia should expect much slower economic expansion in the future as the region is likely to revert to levels of average growth, a former U.S. Treasury Secretary has told an audience at the IMF-World Bank Meetings.
April 14, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Uneven Global Recovery, Complex Underlying Currents
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.
March 11, 2015 -- IMF Survey : India’s Economic Picture Brighter, but Investment, Structural Reforms Key
The Indian economy is reviving, helped by positive policy actions that have improved confidence and by lower global oil prices, says the IMF in its annual assessment of the Indian economy
October 25, 2014 -- Podcast : Arvind Subramanian, on Boosting India's Private Sector
Private investment is down in India, partly due to the lack of coal and electricity. Interviewed in late August, before his appointment as the country's new chief economic adviser, Arvind Subramanian says removing those bottlenecks will be key to increasing growth.
September 18, 2014 -- Podcast : Indian and Chinese Exceptionalism?
As the Chinese president, Xi Jinping continues his state visit to India, a leading Indian economist assesses the rapid development of these two giant economies, and suggests that the world’s most populous countries may be forging a quite exceptional development path.
February 20, 2014 -- IMF Survey : India: Economy Stabilizes, but High Inflation, Slow Growth Key Concerns
India has restored macroeconomic and financial stability, but structural impediments to growth and persistently high inflation remain key concerns, the IMF says in its annual report on the state of the Indian economy.
October 11, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Asia: Responding to Slower Growth and Tighter Global Liquidity
Asia is likely to remain the world’s economic engine despite the recent soft patch in global growth and increasing volatility in international financial markets, says the International Monetary Fund.
October 10, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Asia: Responding to Slower Growth and Tighter Global Liquidity
Asia is likely to remain the world’s economic engine despite the recent soft patch in global growth and increasing volatility in international financial markets, says the International Monetary Fund.
September 13, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Mind the Gap: Narrowing Imbalances, while Maintaining Growth
Five years on since the crisis, the G20 advanced and emerging market economies have showed some progress in reducing their major internal and external imbalances. But greater coordinated policy action is necessary for sustainable global growth, says a new analysis by IMF staff.
June 04, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Better Gender Balance at Top Helps Both Women and Men
Women’s many gains haven’t yet translated into equal opportunities, says the IMF’s F&D magazine, which focuses in its recently released June issue on how changes in the balance of power for women at work can improve the global economy.
February 06, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Drop in Investment Slows Indian Growth
Since recovering rapidly from the global financial crisis, India’s economy has slowed substantially, and its growth rate is expected to decline further in the coming year for a range of domestic reasons, say IMF economists in their annual health check of India’s economy.
December 18, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Asia in 2013: Grounds for Optimism, but Challenges Ahead
After a subdued economic performance in emerging Asia in 2012, growth in the region is set to pick up gradually in 2013 helped by external demand and accommodative monetary policy. But even as global tail risks appear to recede, regional risks are coming more clearly into focus.
June 19, 2012 -- IMF Survey: When Resources Come from 'Partners' Instead of 'Donors'
Rising levels of development financing by major emerging market economies have intensified the debate on aid effectiveness and debt sustainability. Unlike aid from advanced-economy donors, financing from the major emerging market economies excluding Russia focuses on mutual benefits without involving policy conditions on how the funding is used.
April 17, 2012 -- IMF Survey: India’s Growth Slowdown Calls for Reinvigorated Reforms
Growth in India is expected to be robust this year and the next, but the recent slowdown in the country suggests policymakers need to reinvigorate structural reforms, say IMF economists.
March 16, 2012 -- IMF Survey: India and China: Asia’s Giants Discuss Way Forward
Rising Asian giants China and India discuss the impact of the global economic crisis on their two pace-setting emerging markets and ways of further tackling poverty and inequality at a conference in New Delhi as Managing Director Christine Lagarde visits the region March 17-20 to meet with leaders of both countries.
March 03, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Important Milestone Reached to Reinforce IMF Legitimacy
A package of measures, agreed in 2008 to strengthen the representation of dynamic economies in the IMF, has come into force. The reform provides for quota increases for 54 countries, with the largest gains going to emerging market countries. The reform will also enhance the influence of low-income countries in the IMF's decision-making.
January 05, 2011 -- IMF Survey: India: Rapid Growth with Promising Medium-term Prospects
With robust growth spurring elevated levels of inflation, India should speed up its return to pre-crisis monetary and fiscal policies to keep the economy in check, suggest IMF economists.
January 04, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Inflation, Capital Inflows: Asia and the Challenges of Success in 2011
Asia is expected to post an average of 7 percent growth in 2011, one percentage point slower than last year, but the region will need to continue managing its exit from stimulus programs and the large capital inflows pouring into the region.
December 09, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Emerging Markets Drive Global Recovery
Major emerging markets have exited from the global financial crisis in the driver’s seat. They are gaining in strength and prominence and helping the world recover from recession, according to the latest edition of Finance & Development (F&D) magazine.
December 07, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Sustainable Investment Holds Key to Growth in Low-Income Countries
Low-income countries are poised for a takeoff in growth over the next decade, and strategic investment in infrastructure can be the driver if countries finance it in a sustainable way, said panelists at an IMF conference.
December 02, 2010 -- IMF Survey: India’s Deft Economic Approach Pays Off During Global Crisis
The head of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has praised the Indian authorities’ handling of the economy during the global economic crisis, and expressed support for their response to the large capital inflows which have poured into country over the past year.
May 12, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Asia's Importance Growing in Global Economy
Asia is set to become an increasingly important engine of growth even as it leads the world out of the worst recession in over half a century, enhancing Asia’s role as an economic powerhouse over the next few decades, says a leading IMF economist.
February 17, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Moves on Gold Sales, SDR Trading
IMF Finance Director Andrew Tweedie speaks about the IMF’s gold sales, taking stock of the sales thus far and looking at plans for further sales of gold. He also discusses the IMF’s role in the exchange of SDRs that takes place among members.
February 05, 2010 -- IMF Survey: India Rebounds, Needs to Return to Reform Agenda
India’s economy is rebounding strongly, ahead of most countries in the world, with growth approaching pre-crisis levels, but policy trade-offs are also coming to a head and the IMF sees conditions as ripe for a return to fiscal consolidation.
July 22, 2009 -- IMF Survey: BRICs Drive Global Economic Recovery
We may be witnessing the emergence of a new world order, with countries such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China supplanting the industrial countries as the lead economic powers, write Mario Lettieri and Paolo Raimondi.
May 06, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Crisis Deals Sharp Blow to Asian Growth
The impact of the global economic crisis on Asia has been swifter and often deeper than for other regions, partly because of Asia’s export dependence and close integration into the global economy, according to a new report by the IMF.
January 21, 2009 -- IMF Survey: World Faces Deepening Crisis, IMF Chief Warns
The world faces a deepening economic crisis, with the slowdown in advanced economies now spreading to major emerging markets such as China, India, and Brazil, warns IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
January 08, 2008 -- IMF Survey: Global Growth Estimates Trimmed After PPP Revisions
Based on new statistical calculations of purchasing power parity (PPP) exchange rates published last month by the International Comparison Program (ICP), the IMF has revised downward its estimates for global growth by around ½ percentage point each year during 2002-07.