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Will IMF learn?

By Rashid Amjad Published in DAWN on October 26, 2020 IT is now over eight months since the last IMF review in February 2020, and the next tranche of payment due as part of the IMF programme that Pakistan signed in July 2019 is still not forthcoming. The IMF needs to acknowledge that we have implemented almost[…]

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Mideast, Central Asia face a decade of economic pain: IMF

Published in DAWN on October 20, 2020 DUBAI: It might take countries in the Middle East and Central Asia a decade to return to the economic growth seen before the coronavirus crisis, the International Monetary Fund said, as long-standing regional vulnerabilities weigh on their recovery. Lack of diversification among oil-exporting countries and the reliance of oil importers[…]