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Former Lebanese minister get key IMF role

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has appointed Jihad Azour, former finance minister of Lebanon, as the new director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department. He will replace Masood Ahmed who left the Fund in October. A dual natio

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Egypt wins final IMF nod for $12bn loan

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a three-year extended arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) for Egypt for about $12 billion to support the authorities’ economic reform programme. The EFF-suppo

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GCC non-oil growth to increase next year: IMF

Economic activity in the GCC region is projected to slow this year despite continued expansion in hydrocarbon output. However, non-oil growth could marginally increase next year, said an IMF report on regional economic outlook. Th

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IMF warns on record $152 trillion global debt

Global debt, currently at an all-time high of $152 trillion, could thwart the fragile economic recovery, the IMF warned on Wednesday, highlighting that reducing debt significantly will require fiscal policies that support economic activity.

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Iran economic growth ‘substantial’ in 2016-17: IMF

Economic conditions in Iran are improving substantially in 2016-17, said the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a concluding statement of its staff visit to the Islamic Republic. Real GDP rebounded strongly over the first half o

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Euromoney Egypt to discuss IMF agreement

Government ministers will discuss Egypt’s agreement with IMF, its impact on the country’s financial future and what it will mean for the average Egyptian at the upcoming Euromoney Egypt Conference in Cairo. The 21st edition

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Arab banks' ties to foreign banks under pressure

More than a third of Arab banks have seen their business links with foreign banks shrink over the past four years because of pressures such as economic sanctions and concern about money laundering, according to a study published on Monday.

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In Egypt, IMF deal brings austerity few can afford

A few years ago Imad would not have imagined himself queuing in the Cairo sun for a weekly ration of subsidised baby milk. But rising prices mean his civil servant's salary barely lasts the month and the government is tightening its belt fur

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IMF agrees $12bn funding deal with Egypt

The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had reached a staff-level agreement with Egypt for a $12 billion three-year funding facility to support a government reform programme aimed at cutting the funding gap and improving the currency

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Sisi warns of harsh and tough measures to fix economy

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned citizens on Monday that tough measures would be needed to turn the country's ailing economy around as the government negotiates a $12 billion loan programme with the International Monetary Fund.

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