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IMF cuts global growth estimate to 3.3% as world economy loses steam

Apr 09, 2019 - 9:23 PM

The IMF's World Economic Outlook once again downgrades global growth to 3.3% for 2019, two tenths lower than the global crisis lender forecast in January and 4 tenths lower than October

IMF. In this file photo taken on September 4, 2018, the logo of the International Monetary Fund is seen at the IMF headquarters in Washington, DC. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% for 2018, 2019 as risks rise

Oct 09, 2018 - 9:19 AM

The International Monetary Fund warns that risks highlighted in previous reports 'have become more pronounced or have partially materialized' in the real world

GROWTH FORECAST. The International Monetary Fund logo is seen 05 April 2007 in Washington, DC.  File photo by Tim Sloan/AFP

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IMF warns of protectionist threat to global growth

Oct 05, 2016 - 11:30 AM

The International Monetary Fund cuts its economic outlook for the United States but upgrades those for Japan and the eurozone

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IMF cuts PH GDP forecast to 6.2% in 2015

Jul 10, 2015 - 2:41 PM

The IMF also sees the country s economic expansion picking up to 6 5 in 2016 on the back of higher spending

IMF: India, Japan to drive Asia as China slows

Apr 15, 2015 - 10:36 AM

Among Southeast Asia s top 5 economies – Indonesia Malaysia the Philippines Singapore and Thailand – GDP growth is seen at 5 2 in 2015 and 5 3 next year

World Economic Forum: Davos elite gather in shadow of attacks

Jan 21, 2015 - 1:51 PM

The World Economic Forum comes as storm clouds gather over the global economy with the International Monetary Fund slashing its world growth forecasts

A worker during the last preparations inside the Congress Center, two days before the opening of the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 19 January 2015. Laurent Gillieron/EPA

IMF slashes 2015-2016 world growth forecast

Jan 20, 2015 - 4:39 PM

The IMF said poorer prospects in China Russia the euro area and Japan will hold world GDP growth to just 3 5 this year and 3 7 in 2016

A file photo dated 18 May 2011 showing the sign of the International Monetary Fund at the entrance of the Headquarters of the IMF, also known as building HQ2, in Washington, DC, USA. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

IMF cuts Russia growth forecast over Ukraine crisis

Apr 08, 2014 - 11:37 PM

In its World Economic Outlook report the IMF cuts its GDP growth forecast for this year for Russia to 1 3 from 1 9 following Moscow s takeover of Crimea

ROCK THE VOTE. People hold Russian flags as they gather at Lenin Square after the end of the referendum in Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine on March 16, 2014. Photo by Yuri Kochetkov/EPA

IMF cuts world growth forecast for 2013, 2014

Oct 08, 2013 - 9:19 PM

Advance economies show signs of pick up while emerging market economies are losing momentum the IMF says

IMF sees PH growth slowing in 2013, 2014

Apr 16, 2013 - 9:01 PM

The lender says Philippine economic growth would slow down to 6 in 2013 5 5 in 2014 from 6 6 in 2012