Italy's Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has said the International Monetary Fund should take a "pragmatic" approach to a bailout for Tunisia, in comments to other G7 leadersin Japan.
The North African country reached a deal in principle with the IMF in October for nearly $2 billion to shore up its troubled economy, but discussions have since stalled.
Bulgaria's economy will grow by 1.4 percent this year, after 3.4 percent growth in 2022. This is stated in the spring forecast of the International Monetary Fund, whose managing director is Kristalina Georgieva. From there, they expect inflation in our country to decrease to 7.5 percent in 2023 after the growth of 13% on an average harmonized basis for 2022.
Central banks around the world should keep battling inflation by hiking interest rates despite ongoing concerns about financial stability, the head of the International Monetary Fund has told AFP.
Since last year, central banks have been raising their benchmark lending rates to tackle inflation, which rose to levels not seen for decades in many countries including the United States.
"The situation in the world economy is extremely unstable and recessions are not excluded", the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, said in an interview with Reuters.
Asked about a possible global recession, the fund manager stressed: "The risk has increased, so it cannot be ruled out."