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Consumer Prices 1.9 2
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Canada and the IMF
Updated October 11, 2014

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IMF Survey Online
February 03, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Canadian Economy Gains Steam, But More Balanced Growth Needed
Canada’s economy is expected to grow to 2¼ percent in 2014—up from an estimated 1¾ percent in 2013—and the pickup in exports and business investment will generate more balanced, sustainable growth, said the IMF.
February 03, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Canadian Banks Safe and Sound, Housing Poses Risks
Similar to other advanced economy commodity-exporting countries, Canadian banks have been among the most profitable since 2008. But the country’s housing market is a potential risk to financial stability, according to the IMF’s latest assessment of the country’s financial sector.
February 14, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Canada: Growth Set to Strengthen in Second Half of 2013
After slowing down in 2012, the Canadian economy is expected to gain new momentum in 2013, the IMF said in its annual review of the country’s economy.
January 16, 2013 -- IMF Survey: Big and Small Financial Systems in Spotlight in 2013
What do Switzerland and the Kyrgyz Republic have in common? Both will get visits from teams of International Monetary Fund experts in 2013 to examine the safety and stability of their financial systems.
October 25, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Need to Complete Financial Sector Reforms
Policymakers and bankers need to make a clear commitment to act now and lift the debilitating uncertainty plaguing the global financial system, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in Toronto.
September 27, 2012 -- IMF Survey: History Offers Tips for Getting a Handle on Public Debt
Countries battling high public debt must combine policies that support economic growth with lasting changes in government spending and taxation, a chapter in the IMF’s World Economic Outlook concludes, amid widespread debate about the best way for governments to reduce public debt.
June 24, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Opens Central American Technical Assistance Center
The IMF, building on a successful model for transferring economic skills and best practices, opened a new technical assistance center in Central America on June 24, the seventh set up by the Fund around the world to train central bankers, economic officials, and others.
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.