The head of the IMF discussed with Zelensky the provision of comprehensive economic assistance to Ukraine domain The head of the IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, and President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky discussed the possibility of providing the country with comprehensive economic assistance. This was announced by the head of the organization herself at a summit in the center of global development. Georgieva said that the parties discussed long-term cooperation with Ukraine. … Read more

Zelensky to discuss with the head of the IMF additional funding for Kyiv

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky plans on Tuesday, September 13, to discuss the issue of additional financial assistance to Kyiv with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva. This was reported by Reuters on September 12. At the moment, it is not known in what format the discussion will take place: … Read more

Ministry of Finance of Ukraine: grants from the West made up half of the country’s budget revenue

globallookpress/Andrey Nekrasov The State Budget Fund of Ukraine in August replenished by 204.6 billion hryvnia, of which 109.7 billion are Western grants. This is reported by the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance. The budget of Ukraine received this amount in August. These departments lead the Ukrainian media. Earlier, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine reported that … Read more

Sovcombank analyst Vasiliev announced three scenarios for the coming global crisis


MOSCOW, 17 Aug — There is a possibility that Russia will face all the scenarios of macroeconomic development prepared by the regulator in 2022-2025 – basic, “accelerated adaptation” and “global crisis”. About it told “Prime” Chief Analyst of “Sovcombank” Mikhail Vasiliev. “Firstly, we expect a global recession to hit in 2023. The energy and food … Read more

Increase in global balances // IMF predicts growth in global surpluses and deficits

Rising energy prices and the conflict in Ukraine will further increase the global current account balance this year to $3.9 trillion (3.8% of global GDP), according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). An excess of global volume of deficits and surpluses, according to the organization, can increase protectionism and increase trade … Read more

One seventh of the global recession // The IMF again worsened the forecast for global GDP growth

Global GDP growth in 2022, amid the continued effects of the pandemic and the continuation of the crisis in Ukraine, will slow to 3.2%, according to the new International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Economic Outlook, which is now 0.4 percentage points lower than the April forecast. The implementation of the negative scenario, which includes a … Read more

IMF raises global inflation forecast in 2022 to 8.3%

The International Monetary Fund announced that it expects world inflation for the current and next year to be 8.3% and 5.7%, respectively. This was reported on the website of the organization. The forecast in both cases is increased by 0.9 percentage points compared to the April data. The change in the forecast was affected by … Read more