WASHINGTON, 04 October 2021 / PRN Africa / — Following the August election, the new government of Zambia invited the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a virtual staff visit to share their key policies and reform measures. The IMF team, led by Ms. Allison Holland, Mission Chief for Zambia, held virtual meetings from September 27 to October 1, 2021.  Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 18, 2017) (IMF TV) – Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday (September 18) that Brexit is likely to hurt Britain’s growth prospects in the short term and push up inflation as the country adjusts to life outside the European Union. Continue reading
HONG KONG/LONDON, August 25 (Fitch) – The opposition’s decision to challenge the result of Zambia’s recent presidential elections will delay agreement on IMF support, although we think a programme is still likely after groundwork was laid earlier this year, Fitch Ratings says.
Speaking at the Council of the Americas, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says China needs to keep trying to rebalance its economy away from commodity-intensive investment but also must be careful to safeguard “demand and financial stability.”