Log on to the IMF Press Center

The IMF Press Center is a password-protected
site for working journalists.

Back to Top

Broadcast Quality Videos

Download broadcast quality videos from:

Back to Top

What's New

Page: 1 of 156 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

More

Blog: Metals Demand From Energy Transition May Top Current Global Supply

December 8, 2021
The clean energy transition needed to avoid the worst effects of climate change could unleash unprecedented metals demand in coming decades, requiring as much as 3 billion tons.

Republic of Uzbekistan: Technical Assistance Report-Multi-Topic Statistics Diagnostic

December 8, 2021
At the request of the authorities, a remote multi-topic statistics diagnostic mission for Uzbekistan took place during March 1–19, 2021.1 In close cooperation with officials of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics (SSC), the Central Bank of Uzbekistan (CBU), and the Ministry of Finance (MOF), the mission (i) assessed the collection, compilation, and dissemination practices for the datasets covered by the mission; (ii) identified key high-level priorities and developed a medium-term action plan for statistical improvement and the associated capacity development (CD) needs; and (iii) developed a roadmap for subscription to the Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS). The mission covered the following topics: national accounts (NA) and prices, 2 government finance statistics (GFS) including public debt, external sector statistics (ESS), monetary and financial statistics (MFS), and SDDS subscription.

Albania: 2021 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Albania

December 7, 2021
Albania’s economy has shown considerable resilience in the face of the 2019 earthquake and the pandemic. After the hardship endured in 2020, real GDP is rebounding strongly by a projected 7.8 percent in 2021. Policies have played a critical role in preserving lives and livelihoods and thereby paving the way for the recovery. The key challenges now are to invest efficiently in people and the economy to support the continued development of the country and to rebuild room for fiscal policy maneuver by lowering the very high fiscal deficit and public debt.

Blog: Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa

December 6, 2021
Inflation is rising around the world. In sub-Saharan Africa, one item is driving the trend more than others: food prices. Food accounts for roughly 40 percent of the region’s consumption basket—a measure of goods and services used to measure consumer price index (CPI) inflation.

Page: 1 of 156 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

More