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March 11, 2020, by VOANews

The World Health Organization determined Wednesday that the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak is now a pandemic and warned that the worst is likely yet to come. “In the past two weeks, […]

IMF says can help countries address economic impact of coronavirus

March 3, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that it is working closely with its development partners—World Bank, World Health Organization, and Asian ...

OECD: World economy faces gravest threat since global financial crisis as coronavirus spreads

March 2, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

The coronavirus Covid-19 presents the global economy with its greatest danger since the financial crisis, according to the latest Interim Economic Out ...

WHO declares coronavirus a global health emergency

January 30, 2020, by VOANews

The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus outbreak that has spread from China to 18 other countries a global health emergency. Thursd ...

  • IMF cuts global growth outlook, warns of growing risks
    January 21, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In the latest update to its World Economic Outlook (WEO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised its global growth forecast for 2019 and 2020 downward, citing softer momentum in the […]