KATHMANDU, April 15: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has also sharply lowered Nepal's growth forecast in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that threatens to wreak havoc on the global economy.

WASHINGTON/GENEVA, April 4: The coronavirus pandemic has brought the global economy to a standstill and plunged the world into a recession that will be “way worse” than the global financial crisis a decade ago, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Friday, calling it “humanity’s darkest hour.”

Limits of monetized fiscal deficits

October 31, 2019 00:30 am

NEW YORK – A cloud of gloom hovered over the International Monetary Fund’s annual meeting this month.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recommended the government to contain domestic demand pressures in the country that would allow safeguarding external stability and to maintain financial sector stability.

ISLAMABAD, May 13: The Pakistani government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have reached an agreement on a bailout package for Pakistan; international media reported.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The latest edition of the World Economic Outlook (WEO) from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected Nepal’s economy to grow by 6.5 percent in the current fiscal year – FY2018/19.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has made an upward revision to its forecast of Nepal’s economic growth rate to 6.5 percent, from 5 percent that it projected in World Economic Outlook published earlier in October.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has kept economic growth projection for Nepal for the current Fiscal Year 2018/19 unchanged at 5 percent.

TEHRAN, Sept 15: According to a recent report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Pakistan ranks among the top three countries with acute water scarcity. UN agencies like United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) have also sounded alarm bells that Pakistan, which has the world’s fourth-largest rate of water usage, might run entirely dry by 2025.