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IMF sees less severe global contraction

IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath said some $12 trillion in fiscal support and unprecedented monetary easing from governments and central banks helped to limit the damage, but employment remains well ...

Gita Gopinath, economic counsellor and director of the research department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), speaks during a news conference in Santiago, Chile, on 23 July 2019

Pandemic downturn offers path to address climate change: IMF

The global downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic offers an opportunity for governments to implement new policies that could simultaneously address climate change and boost the economy, the IMF ...

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IMF approves aid for world’s 28 poorest countries

The International Monetary Fund on Monday approved new emergency aid for 28 of the world’s poorest countries to help them alleviate their debt and better cope with the impact of the coronavirus ...

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IMF 2020 annual meetings Youth Fellowship Contest announced

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is inviting youth aged between 20 and 32 from across the world to enter the IMF Annual Meetings Youth Fellowship Contest

IMF 2020 annual meetings Youth Fellowship Contest announced

GDP Debate

Mr. Finance Minister, balance the sum please

The experts considered the GDP growth a tall tale, especially because of the 'magic' in the first eight and half months of the fiscal year that apparently upturned all the negative effects on an ...

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COVID-19 fallout: Govt set to borrow huge in three fiscal years

The government has planned to borrow Tk 5714.5 billion from various sources from home and abroad over the next three fiscal years, including the running one

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal places Tk 5,680 billion national budget for the 2020-21 fiscal at Jatiya Sangsad setting a target of attaining a 8.2 per cent GDP growth, offsetting the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

IMF to fund 70 countries to manage crisis for COVID-19 pandemic

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said it is expected to deploy emergency financing for 70 countries by Friday as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ripple across the globe.

IMF to fund 70 countries to manage crisis for COVID-19 pandemic

IMF approves $732m emergency assistance for Bangladesh

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a total of $732 million emergency assistance for Bangladesh to help finance its health, social protection and macroeconomic ...

IMF approves $732m emergency assistance for Bangladesh

Over 300 lawmakers worldwide urge IMF, World Bank to cancel debt of poor countries

Over 300 lawmakers from around the world on Wednesday urged the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to cancel the debt of the poorest countries in response to the coronavirus pandemic, and to ...

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Bangladesh's GDP growth to decrease to 2pc: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that Bangladesh’s GDP growth would come down to 2 per cent in the current fiscal year (FY2019-2020) due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

Bangladesh's GDP growth to decrease to 2pc: IMF
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