International Monetary Fund

IMF disburses $1 bn for Pakistan

The IMF has approved a $1 billion loan disbursement for Pakistan after signaling approval with recent government reforms.

The money comes from an agreement that was approved in July 2019 for a $6 billion loan over a period of more than three years under the Washington-based crisis lender's Extended Fund Facility.

Klaus Regling: Greece has prospects for greater growth

Next week marks the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) on 2 February 2012.

The ESM is a child of the euro crisis, it was directly connected to the biggest debt crisis that Greece went through after the war and it reminds the Greeks of the most difficult moments of the last decade.

Argentina reaches debt deal with IMF

Argentina has reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to refinance more than $40 billion in debt, President Alberto Fernandez has said.

"We had an unpayable debt that left us without a present or a future, and now we have a reasonable agreement that will allow us to grow and comply," Fernandez said on national television on Jan. 28.

Kristalina Georgieva: The World Economy is Slowing Down because of the US, China and Omicron

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, said there were two reasons for the slowdown in the global economic recovery.

"The first is because the two big drivers of growth, the United States and China, have slowed," she told CNN International.