International Monetary Fund

Kristalina Georgieva Secures Second Term as IMF Chief

Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva has been appointed for a second term at the helm of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Administrative Board of the IMF announced today that Georgieva's reappointment was reached "by consensus," a testament to her sterling reputation and the trust she has garnered from member nations.

Borissov Advocates for Voting Machines in Upcoming Elections

Amidst preparations for the forthcoming elections, Boyko Borissov, leader of Bulgaria's GERB party, has reiterated his commitment to advocating for the retention of voting machines as an option in the electoral process. Borissov made these remarks while speaking on the sidelines of parliament, emphasizing the importance of ensuring diverse voting methods for citizens.

Discussions with IMF mission completed

BELGRADE - Discussions between an International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission and a delegation of the Republic of Serbia were completed on Tuesday, the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) said in a statement, noting that "macroeconomic outturns under the programme remain strong, with growth recovering, a solid fiscal position, ongoing disinflation, record-high FX reserves and a strong labour market." <

IMF Forecasts Realistic Timeline for Bulgaria's Eurozone Entry in 2025

Jean-Francois Dauphin, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission in Bulgaria, has expressed confidence that Bulgaria's accession to the Eurozone by 2025 is a realistic goal. The IMF's assessment comes as part of its regular evaluation of Bulgaria's economic performance, which forecasts a 2.7 percent growth rate for the country's economy this year.

Bulgaria Anticipates Meeting Eurozone Inflation Criteria by September

Bulgaria is on track to meet the inflation benchmark required for Eurozone membership by September, according to Finance Minister Asen Vassilev. Speaking at a conference focused on the currency union, Vassilev expressed confidence in Bulgaria's ability to fulfill the necessary criteria within the specified timeframe.

IMF mission begins discussions with Serbian delegation

BELGRADE - A plenary meeting at the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) on Thursday marked the start of official talks between Serbian representatives and an International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission.

The Serbian delegation is led by NBS Governor Jorgovanka Tabakovic, who is also Serbia's governor to the IMF, the central bank said in a statement.

Bulgarian President Radev Engages in High-Level Talks with IMF's Georgieva

President Rumen Radev engaged in a substantial dialogue with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, addressing pressing global economic issues with regional and national implications. The meeting, held at Dondukov 2, was initiated by Georgieva, underscoring the importance of the discussions held.