Thursday, January 20, 2022


IMF sees China’s growth ‘slowing notably’

The head of the Washington-based crisis lender held a virtual meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and discussed topics ranging from inflation to the recovery from the pandemic, according to the IMF.

China urges World Bank, IMF to help Afghanistan

The Taliban takeover in August saw billions of dollars in central bank assets frozen and international financial institutions suspend access to funds, although humanitarian aid has continued.

IMF lowers global growth outlook as supply bottlenecks hobble pandemic recovery

The IMF has trimmed its 2021 global growth forecast to 5.9% from the 6.0% forecast it made in July, leaving a 2022 global growth forecast unchanged at 4.9%.

World Bank, IMF face long-term damage after data rigging scandal

The damage from the data-rigging scandal that forced the World Bank to discontinue its 'Doing Business' investment climate rankings may be difficult to repair and has raised questions over whether the institutions' influential research is subject to shareholder influence.

IMF chief denies altering World Bank report to appease China

The allegations could damage IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva's reputation, and provide grist for long-time US critics of the multilateral organizations and their treatment of China.

IMF peruntuk AS$650 bilion untuk pemulihan kesan pandemik global

Peruntukan itu juga digunakan untuk menyokong program vaksinasi

UK, Hong Kong turut alami penurunan dalam Fitch Ratings, kata menteri

Malaysia bukan satu-satunya negara yang diturun taraf oleh Fitch Ratings.

Vietnam economy outperforming rest of Asia in pandemic

'Companies thought they had a global supply chain, but when Covid arrived they found out they only had a China supply chain.'

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