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As Economies Reopen, IMF Forecasts 6% Global Growth This Year

Jul 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The United States is expected to register 7% growth this year, a sharp reversal from last year's 3.5% drop and an upgrade from the 6.4% growth the IMF had forecast for 2021 back in April.

India Needs To Grow Faster To Overcome Contraction During Covid-19 Pandemic: IMF Deputy Chief Economist

Apr 10, 2021 PTI

IMF deputy chief economist Petya Koeva Brooks made a strong case for an additional economic stimulus to address the impact of the pandemic on the country's economy.

India's Debt To GDP Ratio Increased From 74% To 90% During Covid-19 Pandemic: IMF

Immediate priorities are to continue supporting people and firms, and, in particular, to focus on supporting the most vulnerable.

Evidence Of Normalisation Of Economic Activity In India: IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath

Apr 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On Tuesday, the IMF predicted an impressive 12.5 per cent growth rate for India in 2021, stronger than that of China, the only major economy to have a positive growth rate last year during the Covid-19 pandemic.

IMF Projects Impressive 12.5% Economic Growth For India In 2021

Notably, in 2020, India's economy contracted by a record 8%, the IMF said as it projected an impressive 12.5% growth rate for the country in 2021

26 March, 2021

India's Economy On Path Of Gradual Recovery: IMF


The IMF is scheduled to release its World Economic Outlook on April 6.

09 March, 2021

India Stands Out In Terms Of Vaccine Policy: IMF’s Gita Gopinath

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Gopinath lauded the Serum Institute of India, saying it produces the most number of vaccines in the world in a regular year

26 January, 2021

Indian Economy To Grow By 11.5% In 2021: IMF

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This projection of India's massive 11.5% growth rate by IMF has made it the only major economy that's likely to witness double-digit growth in 2021

23 January, 2021

Netizens Take Offence To Big B's Remark Over Gita Gopinath's Beauty; Call It Sexist

Outlook Web Bureau

In an episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati, Amitabh Bachchan commented on Gita Gopinath's beauty, saying her face is so beautiful that nobody would associate her with economy

21 January, 2021

IMF, LSE Studies Differ On Benefits From Modi Government Farm Reforms

Outlook Web Bureau

The IMF feels that the effects largely depend on how the government implements the laws.

15 January, 2021

India's New Farm Laws A Step Forward, Need To Strengthen Social Safety Net: IMF

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'The measures will enable farmers to directly contract with sellers, allow farmers to retain a greater share of the surplus by reducing the role of middlemen, enhance efficiency and support rural growth', said IMF's Director of Communications.

15 January, 2021

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

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

16 October, 2020

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


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

16 October, 2020

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.

15 October, 2020

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


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.

14 October, 2020

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.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar being received at the 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State in Dushanbe.

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BJP leader and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi participates in “Sewa Diwas”, organised to celebrate birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a vaccination centre in Rampur.

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Members of Bhartiya Kissan Union block a road during a protest against Punjab Government in support of their demands in Patiala.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah waters a sapling planted under the 'All India Tree Plantation Campaign-2021' by CAPF, at CRPF Training Centre in Nanded.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets PM Narendra Modi on his birthday by writing a message on a board during inauguration of Maha Tikakaran Abhiyan 2.0 at Patliputra Sports Complex, in Patna.

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