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India Took 'Very Decisive' Steps To Deal With Coronavirus Pandemic: IMF Chief

Jan 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The IMF Managing Director predicted a less bad outlook for India in the upcoming World Economic Update due to the steps taken by it.

COVID-19 Resulted In Largest Global Economic Contraction In 80 Years: World Bank And IMF

Oct 16, 2020 PTI

The World Bank and IMF concluded their annual meeting on Friday, which heavily revolved around the impact of COVID-19.

Even Pak Handled COVID-19 Better Than India: Rahul Gandhi On IMF Projections

The chart showed that the Indian economy is projected to contract by a massive 10.3 per cent this year, the highest contraction among the countries mentioned.

India Must Focus on Public Health: IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva

Oct 15, 2020 PTI

Describing COVID-19 as a global human crisis, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has urged the Indian government to prioritise on protecting the most vulnerable sections of society.

Public Debt Ratio Of India To Jump To 90% Due To COVID-19: IMF

According to Vitor Gaspar, Director of the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department, it is interesting to note that India's debt ratio has been stable at around 70 percent of GDP over the past decade.

14 October, 2020

'Solid Achievement' Of BJP's 'Hate-Filled Cultural Nationalism': Rahul On IMF Projections


The IMF said on Tuesday that the Indian economy, severely hit by the coronavirus pandemic, is projected to contract by a massive 10.3 per cent this year.

24 July, 2020

India Needs Further Economic Reforms To Attract More Investment: IMF


The remarks by International Monetary Fund's Chief Spokesperson Gerry Rice on Thursday came in response to a question on the recent FDI announcements made by global giants like Facebook and Google in India.

24 June, 2020

IMF Predicts Sharp Contraction Of 4.5% In Indian Economy In 2020, A Historic Low


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected the global growth at –4.9 per cent in 2020, 1.9 percentage points below the April 2020 World Economic Outlook forecast.

17 April, 2020

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das Announces Rs 50,000 Crore Boost For Financial Institutions

Yagnesh Kansara

Shaktikanta Das said the RBI will announce new measures to maintain adequate liquidity in the system, facilitate bank credit flow and ease financial stress.

16 April, 2020

IMF Lauds India's 'Very Wise' Decision To Impose Lockdown Despite Economic Slowdown


The impact of the coronavirus on the Asia-Pacific region will be severe, across the board, and unprecedented, IMF noted, adding that Asia's growth in 2020 will come to a standstill.

09 April, 2020

2020 Could See Worst Economic Fallout Since 1930's Great Depression: IMF


The virus is causing a tragic loss of life, and the lockdown needed to fight it has affected billions of people. What was normal just a few weeks ago — going to school, going to work, being with family and friends — is now a huge risk, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva.


27 March, 2020

Clearly We Have Entered Recession That Will Be Worse Than 2009, Says IMF Chief


With the worldwide economic 'sudden stop,' the IMF chief said the fund's estimate 'for the overall financial needs of emerging markets is $2.5 trillion.'

01 February, 2020

Indian Economy Faced Abrupt Slowdown In 2019, But It's Not In Recession: IMF


'It appears that the main reason for this slowdown was the non-banking financial institutions experiencing a turbulence,' IMF Managing Director said.

24 January, 2020

Growth Slowdown In India ‘Temporary’, Expect Momentum To Improve: IMF Chief


"We had a downgrade in one large market India but we believe that's temporary. We expect momentum to improve further going ahead. There are also some bright spots like Indonesia and Vietnam," IMF Chief Kristalina Georgiev said.

22 January, 2020

IMF’s 4.8% Growth Outlook For India Points To ‘Fluid Situation’ In Financial Sector

Madan Sabnavis

While the IMF guards such statements with the condition of availability of fiscal space, there will be some tough decisions that may have to be taken by the government on Feb 1 when the Union budget is presented, as it involves taking a call on the fiscal numbers.

20 January, 2020

IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast For 2020-21 Over Slowdown In India


The new projections estimate growth at 2.9 per cent in 2019, 3.3 per cent in 2020 and 3.4 per cent in 2021.

24 December, 2019

India Should 'Recommit' To Cut Debt, Have Greater Fiscal Transparency: IMF


Debt as a share of GDP remains little changed over the past decade partly due to increases in off-budget financing.


24 December, 2019

'India In Midst Of Significant Economic Slowdown': IMF


The report pinned the slowing growth of the Indian economy on the deceleration of consumption and investment that was made worse by regulatory uncertainty.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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