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IMF: India Slips But Asia Still Leads Pack
October 16, 2017
IMF: India Slips But Asia Still Leads Pack
The latest projections show the importance of Asia for a world economy that is still slowly recovering.
IMF: India Slips But Asia Still Leads Pack
IMF: Rocky Global Recovery ‘Under Threat’
April 25, 2017
IMF: Rocky Global Recovery ‘Under Threat’
The global economy not yet “out of the woods.”
IMF: Rocky Global Recovery ‘Under Threat’
Turkmenistan: The Fool’s Golden Age
December 08, 2016
Turkmenistan: The Fool’s Golden Age
An IMF mission to the country says it "would be helpful" if the state explained its policies to citizens.
Turkmenistan: The Fool’s Golden Age
Why Chinese Money Is not the Answer to Mongolia's Economic Woes
October 20, 2016
Why Chinese Money Is not the Answer to Mongolia's Economic Woes
Mongolia weighs IMF financing against Chinese alternative.
Why Chinese Money Is not the Answer to Mongolia's Economic Woes
When the Dragon Rolls Over: Spillovers From China’s Economic Transition
October 05, 2016
When the Dragon Rolls Over: Spillovers From China’s Economic Transition
Both Beijing and the world have a hand in managing the risks stemming from China's economic transition.
When the Dragon Rolls Over: Spillovers From China’s Economic Transition
IMF Projects Another Bad Year for Central Asian Economies
April 14, 2016
IMF Projects Another Bad Year for Central Asian Economies
The causes are familiar: Russian recession and low oil prices.
IMF Projects Another Bad Year for Central Asian Economies
China’s Currency Goes Global
December 03, 2015
China’s Currency Goes Global
What are the implications of the recent IMF decision on the renminbi?
China’s Currency Goes Global
The Renminbi Joins the IMF's SDR Basket. Now What?
December 01, 2015
The Renminbi Joins the IMF's SDR Basket. Now What?
This is a big moment for China, but its economy still has challenges that it needs to address.
The Renminbi Joins the IMF's SDR Basket. Now What?
China's Currency Set to Join IMF's Elite Currencies Club. So What?
November 17, 2015
China's Currency Set to Join IMF's Elite Currencies Club. So What?
The IMF has said that it will recommend the renminbi's inclusion in its elite SDR basket of currencies.
China's Currency Set to Join IMF's Elite Currencies Club. So What?
Time for the US to Join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
November 09, 2015
Time for the US to Join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Sitting on the sidelines is probably not the smart option.
Time for the US to Join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Is East Timor Now a Rich Country?
August 22, 2015
Is East Timor Now a Rich Country?
Superficial rankings should not distract from the significant obstacles the country is yet to overcome.
Is East Timor Now a Rich Country?
New Chinese Banks: Right Out of Mao’s Playbook?
March 20, 2015
New Chinese Banks: Right Out of Mao’s Playbook?
"Start your new stove!" Mao's paradigm shift may be behind China's recent bank initiatives.
New Chinese Banks: Right Out of Mao’s Playbook?
IMF: India to Take Growth Lead
January 21, 2015
IMF: India to Take Growth Lead
The debate over whether India is the “next China” will continue, but for now the robust growth is welcome.
IMF: India to Take Growth Lead
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
July 27, 2014
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
The International Monetary Fund downgrades growth for emerging countries in Asia.
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
China’s New Global Institutions
July 25, 2014
China’s New Global Institutions
Beijing is seeking to shape international institutions to facilitate its emergence as a global power.
China’s New Global Institutions
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
April 11, 2014
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
The IMF thinks so, but some challenging reforms will be needed if China is to avoid the middle-income trap.
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
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