International Monetary Fund (IMF): GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

IMF: World Economic Outlook

On June 24, 2020, the International Monetary Fund projected a sharp decline in the growth of Indian Economy. According to the IMF, the Indian economy is to contract by 4.5%. Highlights According to IMF, though India’s growth is to decline, the country will bounce back in 2021 with a growth rate of 6%. Global Projections ..

International Monetary and Financial Committee

The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs attended the plenary meeting of IMFC through video-conferencing in light of the COVID-19 crisis. About IMFC The International Monetary and Finance Committee is a body under the IMF (International Monetary Fund). It is an advisory body without decision making powers but helps in providing strategic direction to ..

Economic situation to be the worst since the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

The recently released World Bank report predicted that the economic situation in the near future could be the worst since the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis. 1997 Financial Crisis The 1997 Asian Financial Crisis is also known as the Asian Contagion. It was a sequence of currency devaluations in the region leading to decline in the ..

IMF lowers from 6.1 to 4.8 Percent GDP Growth Rate for India

The Washington, D.C based international organization, International Monetary Fund (IMF)decreased India’s GDP growth forecast to 4.8 percent for this fiscal year, which is 1.3 percentage point lesser than its previous estimates. Chief Economist of the IMF, Gita Gopinath stated in a blogpost that the slow down in the Indian economy which resulted in weak rural ..