United Nations Economic and Social Council

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.

Mali: IMF praised resilience of our economy, much work still ahead

BELGRADE - An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission completed on Wednesday the first review under the current 24-month stand-by arrangement with Serbia, in place since December 2022, the Serbian Finance Ministry said on Wednesday.

In a statement, it said all objectives to date had been accomplished and that the IMF Board of Governors was due to approve the first review in June.

IMF: Serbian economy has shown resilience in face of strong headwinds

BELGRADE - The Serbian economy has shown resilience in the face of strong headwinds from high food and energy prices, weak trading partner growth, and tight global financial conditions, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday after its mission completed the first review under a stand-by arrangement with Serbia.

IMF board approves $5.4 bn for cash-strapped Argentina

The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) executive board has announced a $5.4 billion disbursement to Argentina, part of a $44 billion loan program as the South American nation faces a severe economic panorama.

Argentina is the target of the largest assistance program currently under IMF implementation.