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October 11, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The global upswing in economic activity is strengthening, with global growth projected to rise to 3.6 per cent in 2017 and 3.7 per cent in 2018, the International Monetary Fund […]

IMF raises growth projections for France, Germany, Italy and Spain but revises UK and US downward

July 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

In its July 2017 update of its world economic outlook report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised upwards its growth projections for sev ...

IMF ‘commends’ Bulgaria’s steps to rebuild bank system credibility after CCB collapse, warns that risks remain

May 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s financial system stabilised after the 2014 collapse of the country’s then-fourth-largest lender Corporate Commercial Bank, but ...

‘Washington Group’ to informally discuss Greek debt behind closed doors

November 23, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

According to a report in German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, the Finance Ministers of Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands are plannin ...

  • IMF shows Athens carrot and stick for debt relief
    November 15, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    According to reports in the Greek press, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is ready to commit to remaining a part of the Greek bailout programme. However, its inclusion in the […]

  • IMF raises Bulgaria’s growth forecast for 2016 to 3%
    September 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has praised the resilience of Bulgaria’s economy and described current macroeconomic developments as “encouraging”, raising its 2016 economic growth target to three per cent. In [&hell ...

  • IMF internal report reveals mistakes in Greek bailout program
    July 29, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The International Monetary Fund made a series of shocking admissions on Thursday regarding mistakes it made in the handling of Greece’s first bailout in 2010. IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) […]

  • Brexit prompts cuts in global economic growth forecasts
    July 19, 2016, by VOANews

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its two-year global economic growth forecast due to uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the European Union. The IMF said Tuesday it now expects […]