IMF Survey

Publisher:
International Monetary Fund
Publication date:
1970-10-28
ISBN:
0047-083X

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  • Exchange Rates Still Matter For Trade

    Exchange rate movements still have sizable effects on exports and imports, says a new IMF study. IMF economists find that a 10 percent depreciation in a country's currency, adjusted for inflation, boosts net exports by an average 1.5 percent of economic output, mostly within the first...

  • F&D Magazine’s 50th Birthday Issue Looks at Global Economics

    The IMF’s Finance & Development (F&D) magazine marks its golden anniversary with a number of special features in its recently released September issue on the future of the global economy and a look back at how things have changed over the past 50 years....

  • Uneven Global Recovery, Complex Underlying Currents

    Global growth prospects are uneven across major economies, says the IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO). In advanced economies, growth is projected to strengthen in 2015 relative to 2014, but in emerging market and developing economies it is expected to be weaker....

  • Harnessing the Power of Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Inequality

    The appropriate design of fiscal policies can mitigate income inequality, without hurting growth, or even while increasing it, according to a recently published IMF book, Inequality and Fiscal Policy....

  • Experts Debate Policy Options for China’s Transition

    After rapid economic growth for nearly three decades, China today faces the challenge of economic rebalancing against the backdrop of slow and uncertain global growth, panelists said at a recent conference....

  • Reform Securitization to Improve Growth, Financial Stability

    Policymakers have made progress in reforming securitization markets, and they have to finish the task to mitigate the risks and ensure these markets contribute to economic growth and financial stability....

  • <b>Lagarde Calls for New Recipe for Stronger Growth</b>

    Policymakers in all countries will have to refine and upgrade their economic policies to boost growth and reduce global uncertainty, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said at the opening press conference of the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru....

  • Weakening Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa Calls for Policy Reset

    After a prolonged period of strong economic growth, sub-Saharan Africa is set to experience a second difficult year as the region is hit by multiple shocks, the IMF said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa....

  • Australia's Banks Sturdy, Closely Connected

    Five years after the global economic crisis, Australia's financial sector continues to outperform most of its peers, but the country will need to manage risks from high household debt and house prices, reliance on funding from overseas, and a highly concentrated and interconnected banking system....

  • Global Recovery, Growth Hampered by Uncertainty–Lagarde

    Global economic growth is being weighed down by uncertainty about whether policymakers will deliver on policy commitments, IMF chief Christine Lagarde tells reporters in Tokyo. She says many right decisions have been taken to secure global recovery, but adds that these decisions need to be...