Kristalina Georgieva

Kristalina Georgieva: There is no significant slowdown in Lending

"The International Monetary Fund has yet to record enough banks cutting back on lending, and that could prompt the US Federal Reserve to reverse course with the rate hike cycle". This was stated by the managing director of the IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, in an interview with CNBC, quoted by Reuters.

Meloni urges ‘pragmatic’ IMF approach to Tunisia bailout

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.

Hedging against risks?

American business magnate Warren Buffett predicts new bankruptcies of American banks. Economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) speak of superficial stability with turmoil already manifesting below the surface.

The IMF Halved its Expectations for the Growth of the Bulgarian Economy in 2023

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.

IMF chief calls on central banks to continue inflation fight

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.

Kristalina Georgieva: A Global Recession is Possible

"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."