IMFSurvey Magazine: Countries & Regions
June 27, 2016
Portugal has bounced back from the global economic crisis, but to keep up momentum it will need to carry out additional reforms aimed at boosting growth, generating jobs, and improving competitiveness, according to a new IMF publication on the country’s economy.
June 01, 2016
Paraguay’s economy is expected to remain resilient this year and next, but it will be tested as commodity prices stay weak and Brazil’s economy remains in recession, the IMF said in its latest annual assessment of the economy.
April 27, 2016
As the global recovery continues to struggle to gain its footing, growth in Latin America and the Caribbean has been marked down further and is likely to contract for the second consecutive year in 2016, the IMF said.
April 25, 2016
Growth in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan region remains subdued owing to low oil prices and deepening regional conflicts, said the IMF in its latest regional assessment.
June 17, 2016
The economy of the United Kingdom has performed well in recent years, but it faces important challenges and risks, according to the IMF’s just-published annual health check of the U.K. economy and its periodic report on the financial sector.
June 13, 2016
Canada is adjusting well to the sharp decline in oil prices, the first test of its economic and financial resilience since the 2008 global financial crisis, said the IMF in its regular assessment of the country’s economy.
June 02, 2016
The IMF has approved a four-year, $2.9 billion loan for Tunisia. In an interview, Amine Mati, Mission Chief for Tunisia, discusses how the IMF will support the authorities’ economic agenda aimed at promoting more inclusive growth and job creation.
May 26, 2016
This is a critical moment for sub-Saharan Africa. The region faces slowing growth, but with the right policies many countries are well positioned to ride out the storm, according to the latest issue of the IMF’s quarterly magazine, Finance & Development (F&D).
May 18, 2016
After rapid economic growth for nearly three decades, China today faces the challenge of economic rebalancing against the backdrop of slow and uncertain global growth, panelists said at a recent conference.
May 06, 2016
Most of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European economies (CESEE) continue to record robust growth, while Russia and other countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) remain in recession, says the IMF in its latest Regional Economic Issues report.
May 03, 2016
After a prolonged period of strong economic growth, sub-Saharan Africa is set to experience a second difficult year as the region is hit by multiple shocks, the IMF said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa.
April 25, 2016
Growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia this year is expected to slow to a two-decade low as a result of a sustained decline in the prices of key commodities, spillovers from Russia’s recession, and China’s slowdown, the IMF said in its latest assessment.