International Monetary Fund

Kristalina Georgieva: Omicron could Slow Down the Pace of Global Economic Recovery

The spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus could lead to a slowdown in the recovery of the world economy, said today the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva, quoted by Reuters.

Georgieva speaks at the online forum "Reuters Next"

Investigation against IMF Chief Kristalina Georgieva, New Facts

Lawyers who investigated World Bank data-rigging allegations against IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva violated World Bank staff rules by failing to notify her that she was a subject of the probe and by not allowing her to respond to its findings, Georgieva's attorney said.

US Senators with a Letter to President Biden Regarding Kristalina Georgieva

Senior US senators have called for "full accountability" in the World Bank case involving Kristalina Georgieva.

The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Democrat Robert Menendez, and James Rich, who is the highest-ranking Republican on the committee, sent a letter to President Joe Biden.

World Bank's ex-CEO Kristalina Georgieva Accused on Exerting Pressure on Bank's staff to Boost China's Ranking in "Doing Business 2018" Report

World Bank leaders, including then-Chief Executive Kristalina Georgieva, applied "undue pressure" on staff to boost China's ranking in the bank's "Doing Business 2018" report, according to an independent investigation released Thursday.

Marinescu (presidential adviser): Romania returned to pre-pandemic GDP in Q1 2021

The economy of the European Union (EU) is expected to advance 4.2% this year, and against this backdrop, Romania's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) returned its levels of before the COVID-19 pandemic, together with Estonia, Ireland and Lithuania, at the end of the first quarter of 2021, said on Tuesday presidential adviser Cosmin Marinescu at the National Recovery Forum.

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