IMF Slams New Pakistan Budget Proposal
By Munir Ahmed
Amid stalled negotiations over restarting a bailout package, the IMF has criticized the government for failing to implement a more fair tax system.
China’s Debt Relief Position Is Actually Reasonable
By Etsehiwot Kebret and Hannah Ryder
China is right to say that the World Bank and IMF need to engage in debt relief. Many African debtor countries think the same thing.
Sri Lanka Says Debt-restructuring Talks Making Progress
By Bharatha Mallawarachi
India has already given the necessary assurances to the IMF. Other bilateral creditors, including China, have not yet but Sri Lanka says there’s progress in the ongoing discussions.
Why Vietnam’s Economic Future is Bright – and Growing Brighter
By Vincenzo Caporale
Despite some potential headwinds, Vietnam is well positioned to capitalize economically on the growing Sino-American competition.
Sri Lanka’s New President Cracks Down on Protests as Challenges Mount
By Luke Hunt
Ranil Wickremesinghe's use of troops to dismantle protest camps in Colombo sends out a chilling message.
Myanmar’s Missing Millions
By Anrike Visser
Millions of dollars in pandemic relief funding from the IMF have gone missing under the military regime, even while Myanmar battles a surge of COVID-19 cases.
IMF Warns of Pandemic-Induced ‘Great Lockdown’
By Ankit Panda
The crisis to come may be the worst since the Great Depression of the 1930s, but with its geopolitical consequences still uncertain.
IMF Downgrade of Growth Outlook Ups Pressure on India’s Modi
By Associated Press
The IMF said India's slowing growth was the single biggest drag on its global growth forecast in the past two years.
Tajikistan Keeps Selling Debt Amid Macroeconomic Wasteland
By Paolo Sorbello
Hungry investors may have another chance to buy Tajik debt soon, but the IMF thinks the situation is far from stable.
IMF: India Slips But Asia Still Leads Pack
By Anthony Fensom
The latest projections show the importance of Asia for a world economy that is still slowly recovering.
Is China’s Economy Coming Back?
By Charlotte Gao
IMF raises China’s 2017 GDP forecast to 6.8 percent, 0.1 percent higher than its previous forecast.
IMF Interview: Can China Sustain Strong Growth?
By Maurits Elen
James Daniel, the IMF’s China mission chief, on how to safely unlock Chinese growth.