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Vietnam economic growth to slow in 2019: IMF

The International Monetary Fund has forecast Vietnam’s growth to slow down to 6.5 percent this year due to weak external conditions.

Regional Asian exporters could be 'crowded out' in US-China trade pact

A coming trade pact between Washington and Beijing could mean U.S. goods will out-muscle regional Asian exporters reliant on sales to China, the International Monetary Fund warned Friday.

Vietnam seeks IMF help to measure its informal sector

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sought the International Monetary Fund’s assistance for collating and evaluating data on Vietnam’s informal economic sector.
February 14, 2019 | 03:28 pm GMT+7

IMF lowers China 2019 growth forecast, citing trade war

The escalating trade war with the United States will drag on the world's second-largest economy, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.
October 10, 2018 | 08:39 am GMT+7

IMF report calls for reforms to mitigate economic risks

Vietnam needs to achieve fiscal consolidation and improve its public debt situation to face possible economic challenges, the International Monetary Fund has said.
July 19, 2018 | 10:28 am GMT+7

IMF sees emerging Asia as top global growth engine

Southeast Asia's booming economies are forecast to collectively maintain growth above 5 percent this year and next.
April 18, 2018 | 09:19 am GMT+7

Make reforms while sun shines on world economy: Lagarde

Global economic growth in 2017 hit a high note for the first time in a long time.
January 01, 2018 | 02:15 pm GMT+7

World must 'seize the opportunity' of global recovery: IMF's Lagarde

'The long-awaited global recovery is taking root.'
October 06, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

IMF says global recovery on firmer footing

The global economy will grow by 3.5 percent in 2017. 
July 24, 2017 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's growth forecast lowered by International Monetary Fund

A previous estimate of 6.5 percent has been slashed to 6.3 percent on the back of an underperforming oil industry.
July 06, 2017 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

IMF warns against protectionism, but strikes word from statement

'We [IMF] reaffirm our commitment to... avoid inward-looking policies, and preserve global financial stability.'
April 23, 2017 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam should chart own path to create world-class schools. History proves it can.

No foreign power should be allowed to dominate Vietnam's academic world.
April 03, 2017 | 10:45 am GMT+7

IMF chief Lagarde found guilty over French tycoon payment

But Lagarde continues to lead the fund.
December 20, 2016 | 11:35 am GMT+7

China's yuan joins elite club of IMF reserve currencies

A milestone for the government's campaign for recognition as a global economic power.
October 01, 2016 | 09:21 am GMT+7

IMF urges key G20 countries to spend more for growth

"Growth could be even lower if the current increases in economic and political uncertainty in the wake of the Brexit vote continue."
July 23, 2016 | 02:23 pm GMT+7
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