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IMF calls for new payment system to accommodate central bank digital currencies

    IMF calls for new payment system to accommodate central bank digital currencies

Kristalina Georgieva, managing director, International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for the development of a new public infrastructure to connect various payment systems, including digital currencies. She added that countries

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Okonjo-Iweala: I’m worried about another pandemic… the world’s not prepared yet

    Okonjo-Iweala: I’m worried about another pandemic… the world’s not prepared yet

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), says she’s worried that the world is not ready to handle another pandemic. The WTO DG said this on Friday during

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Russia-Ukraine war: Africa vulnerable to higher food and fuel prices, says IMF

    Russia-Ukraine war: Africa vulnerable to higher food and fuel prices, says IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says the ongoing crisis in Ukraine threatens to undo Africa’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery. Kristalina Georgieva, IMF managing director, said this after a meeting with African ministers

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IMF joins World Bank in supporting Ukraine, approves $1.4bn emergency financing

    IMF joins World Bank in supporting Ukraine, approves $1.4bn emergency financing

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says its executive board has approved $1.4 billion in emergency financing to support Ukraine amid the ongoing war with Russia. The Washington-based institution, in a

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World Bank to provide $3bn aid package for Ukraine amid Russian invasion

  World Bank to provide $3bn aid package for Ukraine amid Russian invasion

The World Bank says it is preparing a $3 billion aid package for Ukraine in the face of Russia’s invasion.

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Ease of doing business: IMF chief denies altering World Bank report to appease China

  Ease of doing business: IMF chief denies altering World Bank report to appease China

Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has denied influencing a report in China’s favour when she

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Nigeria to get $3bn as IMF’s $650bn SDR comes into effect

  Nigeria to get $3bn as IMF’s $650bn SDR comes into effect

Nigeria will receive $3.35 billion as its share of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) $650bn special drawing rights (SDRs) to

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IMF executive board backs $650bn SDR allocation for countries

  IMF executive board backs $650bn SDR allocation for countries

The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed the allocation of $650 billion special drawing rights (SDRs)

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IMF: Nigeria faces six-year delay in achieving SDGs

  IMF: Nigeria faces six-year delay in achieving SDGs

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Nigeria faces a six-year delay in achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Kristalina Georgieva,

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IMF, WTO seek faster distribution of COVID vaccine to boost global economy

  IMF, WTO seek faster distribution of COVID vaccine to boost global economy

Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), have

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