EIN NEWSDESK 19 December 2018 End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF’s Executive Board. Based on the preliminary findings of this mission, staff will prepare a...

NEWSHUNTER 22 November 2018 IMF faces China debt dilemma as low income nations seek help The IMF has warned for more than a year of rising debt levels in low income countries. Now, bailout talks with Pakistan and requests for help from Angola, Zambia and others are forcing the fund to confront a pressing question: how far is debt distress in the developing world...

POLITICAL INSIGHTS 9 November 2018 by CLAYTON CHENEY China’s One Belt One Road Initiative has gained ground over the past two years, especially after the collapse of the TransPacific Partnership. Clayton Cheney provides an in-depth analysis of the economic development initiative and its impact globally and regionally. The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)—also known...

LIVE MINT 1 October 2018 by RAJRISHI SINGHAL In fact, China has been picking up debt wherever IMF or other multilateral agencies are unable to provide...

FPA 20 September 2018 by Alpha Daffae Senkpeni Monrovia – The rivalry between Washington and Beijing for global dominance is becoming more palpable...

THE SUN 12 September 2018 While Chinese debt diplomacy may not seem relevant to most Americans, it is a serious threat to US national security. Loans...

Financial Times 11 April 2018 Christine Lagarde, the IMF’s Managing Director, warned Chinese policymakers on Thursday to beware of financing unneeded...

the Financial 14 December 2016   The FINANCIAL — The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved on December 14 an additional US$5.1...

FT 12 June 2016 Shawn Donnan in Washington and Tom Mitchell in Beijing Shawn Donnan in Washington and Tom Mitchell in Beijing David Lipton of the IMF David...

Brookings 15 April 2016 The World Bank and IMF cut growth forecast for sub-Saharan Africa This week, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released their revised GDP figures for the world economy. While the IMF downgraded the global GDP growth forecast from 3.4 percent to 3.2 percent the World Bank predicts a gloomier macroeconomic climate and downgrades...