Wednesday June 20, 2018 12:30

THE INTERN Press Releases

Statement by the IMF Managing Director on Ukraine Stcoks—20 Jun 18

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, spoke yesterday about recent events. Following the call, Ms. Lagarde issued the following statement: "I am very encouraged by the

IMF General Legal Counsel Sean Hagan to Retire Stcoks—19 Jun 18

The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) General Counsel, Sean Hagan, will retire at the end of October, Managing Director Christine Lagarde announced today. Mr. Hagan has worked at the Fund for 28 years, including almost 14 as General Counsel and head of

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation, Completes Third Reviews under Extended Stcoks—19 Jun 18

On June 18, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] and completed the third reviews under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangements for the

IMF Executive Board Concludes the Article IV Consultation with the Union of the Stcoks—19 Jun 18

On June 13th, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with The Union of the Comoros. The Comorian economy's performance improved in 2017. Growth is estimated at 2.7 percent for 2017,

Switzerland IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation Stcoks—19 Jun 18

On June 11, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Switzerland. The economy has adjusted to the large cumulative exchange rate appreciation that took place since the global

IMF Executive Board Reviews the Fund#s Income Position for Financial Years 2018 and Stcoks—15 Jun 18

On April 25, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed its annual review of the Fund's income position for the financial year ending April 30, 2018 (FY 2018) and set the margin for the lending rate for IMF credit for FY

The 4th China-Israel Investment Summit to be held in China#s Zhuhai in General—14 Jun 18

On the back the great results of the 3rd summit achieved last year, with the guidance and support of the responsible Chinese and Israeli government agencies, the International Cooperation Center of the National Development and Reform Commission of China

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Liberia Stcoks—14 Jun 18

On June 8, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Liberia. A new government is in place, with a mandate to achieve ambitious development objectives. Liberia's economy appears

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Welcomes Argentina Governments Economic Policy Stcoks—14 Jun 18

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today on the Argentina government's Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic Policies requesting a US$50 billion Stand-by Arrangement

IMF and Serbia Reach Staff-Level Agreement on a Policy Coordination Stcoks—14 Jun 18

A staff team of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by James Roaf, visited Belgrade during June 11–13, 2018 to conclude discussions on the authorities' economic reform program to be supported by the IMF with a 30-month Policy Coordination

Medical Devices ASEAN 2018 drives Thailands ambition to become the medical hub of General—13 Jun 18

IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. ("IMPACT"), strongly supported by the Ministry of Public Health, as well as numerous medical and healthcare related, presents Medical Devices ASEAN 2018 ("MDA 2018") - the international exhibition and academic

Secondary Mortgage Market Institutions Launch Global Association Stcoks—13 Jun 18

Washington, DC, June 12, 2018 – Executives from 16 secondary mortgage market institutions from around the world formed a global association to exchange ideas and share knowledge to promote housing finance markets. The International Secondary

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia Stcoks—13 Jun 18

On March 23, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV Consultation with Tunisia. [1] Economic growth almost doubled to 1.9 percent in 2017, as confidence strengthened on the back of improved security and

IMF Executive Board Completes Ninth PSI Review for Rwanda Stcoks—12 Jun 18

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the ninth review of Rwanda's performance under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). [1] The PSI for Rwanda was approved on December 2, 2013 (see Press Release No.13/483), and

IMF Executive Board Concludes Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Cyprus, Extends Stcoks—08 Jun 18

On June 4, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions [1] with Cyprus and supported extending post-program monitoring through July 31, 2019. Cyprus's economic recovery has

Finland Adheres to the International Monetary Funds Special Data Dissemination Standard Stcoks—07 Jun 18

Finland has completed the requirements for adherence to the IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) Plus—the highest tier of the Data Standards Initiatives. Finland's SDDS Plus data are now posted on the Dissemination Standards Bulletin

Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Meeting with Honduras President Juan Stcoks—07 Jun 18

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today after meeting with Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernández: "It was a pleasure to meet President Hernández today. We

Romania: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation Stcoks—07 Jun 18

On June 4, 2018 the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Romania. Romania recorded strong economic growth in 2017, with record low unemployment and an improving financial sector. Private

Photo Release: ICC Thailand General—06 Jun 18

The International Chamber of Commerce - Thailand, in collaboration with the International Court of Arbitration and the International Center for ADR, organized a workshop on "ICC / DRBF Dispute Board Workshop" by John Papworth, Chairman of the DRBF Board,

Simplify the development of secure connected nodes using Microchip#s cryptography-enabled IT—06 Jun 18

As the Internet of Things (IoT) accelerates and internet connectivity is deployed into virtually every industrial segment, security threats are escalating in quantity and scale. These threats can ruin the reputation of those attacked, impact company

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Thailand Stcoks—05 Jun 18

On May 21, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Thailand. A cyclical recovery is underway in Thailand but has yet to become broad based. GDP growth is estimated at 3.9 percent

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Samoa Stcoks—05 Jun 18

On May 7, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2018 Article IV consultation [1] with Samoa. Samoa's economy has shown resilience and continues to perform well. Growth remained robust at 2.5 percent in 2016/17,

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and Argentinas Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne Meet to Stcoks—11 May 18

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, and Argentina's Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne met in Washington today to discuss the Argentine authorities' request for financial support. Ms. Lagarde made the following

Big Data Help with the Tourism Prosperity of the International Historic and Cultural City, General—11 May 18

On April 26, China Economic Information Service (CEIS) of Xinhua News Agency released the Tourism Development Index of Datong, China in the famous historical and cultural city, Datong. The first city-level ancient city tourism big data index in the

IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Senegal Stcoks—14 May 18

- The authorities indicated their firm commitment to meet the fiscal deficit target increased to 3.5 percent of GDP in 2018. - Senegal continues to manage its debt carefully. A staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Michel

IMF Executive Board Approves FY2019FY2021 Medium-Term Budget Stcoks—14 May 18

On April 25, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the IMF's administrative and capital budgets for financial year (FY) 2019, beginning May 1, 2018, and took note of indicative budgets for FY2020–21. The net

International Monetary Fund Statement on Argentina Stcoks—15 May 18

Gerry Rice, the International Monetary Fund's spokesperson, made the following statement today: "IMF staff are continuing discussions with the Argentine authorities toward a Fund-supported program. Our shared goal is to reach a rapid conclusion of these

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with The Stcoks—15 May 18

On May 4, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2018 Article IV consultation [1] with The Bahamas, on a lapse of time basis. [2] Real GDP is estimated to have expanded by 1.3 percent in 2017. Economic activity

Statement by the IMF Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang at the Conclusion of a Visit to Stcoks—16 May 18

Mr. Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), visited Tashkent on May 12-14, 2018. During his visit, Mr. Zhang met with the authorities and representatives of the private sector. The discussions focused on the latest

Atonomi Launches Identity Registry Network Beta to Enable Secure Interoperability for the Internet IT—18 May 18

Atonomi , the blockchain-based arm of leading IoT security provider CENTRI Technology, has announced the official beta launch of the Atonomi Network. Once fully tested and deployed, the Atonomi Network is intended to be the first blockchain-enabled