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Aljazeera
Uncovering Somalia's forgotten music of the 1970sbe one of the biggest importers of sugar. The sugar import duty was 211 percent
Aljazeera / Posted an hour ago
be one of the biggest importers of sugar. The sugar import duty was 211 percent - to protect local industry." Before the IMF's prescriptions - austerity measures and the slashing of tariffs and subsidies, particularly on agriculture - arrived in... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
China's bad debts may be $US6.8 trillion higher than official figures suggestwhether the collapse will actually happen. She takes that as a given,” Long tol
Business Insider Australia / Posted 10 hours ago
whether the collapse will actually happen. She takes that as a given,” Long told the FT. It follows a recent report by the IMF which raised concerns that Chinese policy makers are pursuing growth at all costs, deploying increasing amounts of debt... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela central bank has $2 billion cash to pay 2017 debtaccording to documents reviewed by Reuters. The funds that could be used for d
Reuters / Posted 15 hours ago
according to documents reviewed by Reuters. The funds that could be used for debt payment include $1.3 billion in cash and IMF Special Drawing Rights held in central bank reserves, and $700 million in separate accounts that the central bank lists... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Towards the fruit of reformbelieve that the government’s policy of reducing subsidies benefits the rich at
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 15 hours ago
believe that the government’s policy of reducing subsidies benefits the rich at the expense of the poor in compliance with IMF conditions. What is your response? Subsidies on basic goods such as bread have not been cancelled, and there are still... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Analyst Lays Out China's "Doomsday" Scenarioboth China total debt load and the size of its NPLs have only grown, and most r
Zero Hedge / Posted 17 hours ago
both China total debt load and the size of its NPLs have only grown, and most recently came under the spotlight of the IMF itself, which two days ago issued a warning about Beijing’s reluctance to rein in “dangerous” levels of debt, blaming... Read more
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Reuters
With Congo finances collapsing, desperate government has few optionsKINSHASA (Reuters) - As Congo's government was soliciting urgent help from West
Reuters / Posted 19 hours ago
KINSHASA (Reuters) - As Congo's government was soliciting urgent help from Western donors and the IMF last month to contain an economic crisis, the chairman of the state mining company brought an unusual guest to the prime minister's office. It was... Read more
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Gulf News
VAT’s impact on UAE’s consumer price inflation will be limitedis expected to be only a fraction of the proposed tax rate of 5 per cent, accor
Gulf News / Posted 20 hours ago
is expected to be only a fraction of the proposed tax rate of 5 per cent, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), tax practitioners and economists.The UAE has confirmed the implementation of VAT starting next year. The country is... Read more
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Business Insider
Steve Bannon will crash our economy if no one stops himDirectors acknowledged that China’s continued strong growth has provided critic
Business Insider / Posted 20 hours ago
Directors acknowledged that China’s continued strong growth has provided critical support to global demand," the IMF said in the report. China's debt bubble has helped to prop up the global economy. During the Financial Crisis, the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
China’s rising debt unnerves the IMFthe U.S. merchandise trade deficit, China itself has a small but growing servic
Manila Standard Today / Posted 20 hours ago
the U.S. merchandise trade deficit, China itself has a small but growing services deficit with the rest of the world. The IMF acknowledged this point. It said gross domestic product, adjusted for inflation, would probably have grown only about 5.5... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IMF Delegation Meets Prime Minister to Discuss Economic PoliciesThe International Monetary Fund's (IMF) work involves conducting assessments of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) work involves conducting assessments of the economic and social situation and, Mauritius has always made the most of lessons learnt, in particular, recommendations made by experts, said the Prime Minister,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
GDP growth picked up to 6.5% in 2nd quarterFund earlier cut its growth forecast for the Philippines this year to 6.6 perce
Manila Standard Today / Posted 21 hours ago
Fund earlier cut its growth forecast for the Philippines this year to 6.6 percent from an earlier estimate of 6.8 percent. IMF mission chief Luis Breuer, who visited Manila on July 26 to Aug. 9, also said growth projection in 2018 was reduced to... Read more
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The Economic Times
What changed your market while you were sleepingto the minutes of the US central bank’s last policy meeting, Reuters reported.
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
to the minutes of the US central bank’s last policy meeting, Reuters reported. China can trigger next financial crises: IMF While the IMF revised the country's growth outlook upwards for the next four years, the fund issued a stark warning about... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Korean War Part II: Why It's Probably Going To Happenhas changed. China's deep ties to the global banking establishment, their open
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
has changed. China's deep ties to the global banking establishment, their open statements on their affection for the IMF, and their recent induction as the flagship nation for the IMF's Special Drawing Rights system make it clear that they... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Stampede continues support for Indigenous Marathon FundSTRONG PARTNERSHIP: The Indigenous Marathon Project squad at the 2017 City2Surf
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
STRONG PARTNERSHIP: The Indigenous Marathon Project squad at the 2017 City2Surf. The IMF is a partner of the Dubbo Stampede. Photo: CONTRIBUTED Shared interests in being active and inclusive has seen the Dubbo Stampede continue its support of the... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
The 10 most important things in the world right nowlatest survey noting a drop in managers who think profits will improve to 33%,
Business Insider Australia / Posted yesterday
latest survey noting a drop in managers who think profits will improve to 33%, down from 58% at the start of 2017. 6. The IMF is starting to freak out about China’s debt levels. The International Monetary Fund describes China’s current credit... Read more
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The Hill
New NAFTA must value the rule of law in trade disputesa U.S.-based center for policy analysis, exchange and communication on issues i
The Hill / Posted yesterday
a U.S.-based center for policy analysis, exchange and communication on issues in Western Hemisphere. He also served as IMF Western Hemisphere director from 1994 to 2002. The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the views of... Read more
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/Film
/Answers: The Greatest Movie Heistsvideo surveillance. But I digress. For me, I think one of the best heists come
/Film / Posted yesterday
video surveillance. But I digress. For me, I think one of the best heists comes from Mission: Impossible III, when the IMF team has to break into the Vatican City in order to retrieve the MacGuffin known as the Rabbit’s Foot. The only way to do... Read more
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Newsmax
El-Erian: Google's Work Against Bias Is Not Overchairman of the president's Global Development Council, CEO and president of Ha
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
chairman of the president's Global Development Council, CEO and president of Harvard Management Company, managing director at Salomon Smith Barney and deputy director of the IMF. His books include "The Only Game in Town" and "When Markets Col... Read more
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The Manila Times
Reforming the Bureau of Customs: Start at the topin another botched enterprise—the reform of the tariff-collecting, ports-polici
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
in another botched enterprise—the reform of the tariff-collecting, ports-policing agency notorious for corruption. Ask the IMF. Not the cinematic Impossible Missions Force, though the task awaiting the new BoC chief could very well be called... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Ends Anti-Fraud Training Workshopcorruptions. "The cost of corruption in Liberia is probably, and this is an es
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
corruptions. "The cost of corruption in Liberia is probably, and this is an estimation that comes from the World Bank, IMF and others, probably are between 20 to 40 percent of GDP, and so between 400 and 800 million a year is the cost of... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Sri Lanka Should Plug Revenue Holes: IMFby Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels16 August 2017 Sri Lanka is planning to
Tax-News.com / Posted yesterday
by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels16 August 2017 Sri Lanka is planning to revamp its tax system to reverse a steady erosion of its tax base over the past two decades, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)... Read more
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express
China's dangerous debt mountain could spark huge GLOBAL COLLAPSE, the IMF warns CHINA'S surging debt is a dangerous risk that could plunge its economy into c
express / Posted yesterday
CHINA'S surging debt is a dangerous risk that could plunge its economy into crisis and drag the world down with it, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has... Read more
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Gulf News
Egypt weighs $4 billion eurobond sale in January, official saysenergy subsidies. The steps helped seal a three-year $12 billion loan programme
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
energy subsidies. The steps helped seal a three-year $12 billion loan programme from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in November.The North-African country raised $7 billion from the sale of Eurobonds in the fiscal year that ended in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
August 16by the International Monetary Fund in a strongly-worded statement warning that
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
by the International Monetary Fund in a strongly-worded statement warning that its approach risks financial turmoil. The IMF used its annual health check on the world's second biggest economy to stress that faster expansion in 2017 was coming at... Read more
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International Business Times
China's credit boom on 'dangerous' path with massive consequences for global economy credit market in China is on a "dangerous trajectory", according to the Interna
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
credit market in China is on a "dangerous trajectory", according to the International Monetary Fund. In a new report, the IMF warned that there remains an increasing risk of a "disruptive adjustment" and/or a "marked slowdown in economic... Read more
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Business Insider
10 things you need to know before the opening bellEnrique Peña Nieto, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meeting in Washi
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
Enrique Peña Nieto, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meeting in Washington, DC from August 16 to 20. The IMF ups its China growth forecast but sounds the alarm on its debt. "The growth outlook has been revised up reflecting strong... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Canvassing possible candidatesNasserist Party, for one, backs the incumbent. “Despite growing economic hardsh
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
Nasserist Party, for one, backs the incumbent. “Despite growing economic hardship and our reservations over the governments IMF-inspired reforms we still believe Al-Sisi is the best choice,” said head of the Nasserist Party Sayed Abdel-Ghani. “Egypt... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Overshooting inflationto drop sharply to around 20 per cent around the end of this year, and then eas
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
to drop sharply to around 20 per cent around the end of this year, and then ease gradually into single digits in 2019. The IMF also expects Egyptian inflation to average 22.1 per cent in the current fiscal year ending at the end of June... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Stocks Rise Amid Unexpected ECB "Trial Ballon"; Dollar Flat Ahead Of Fed Minuteswith corn (-0.1%), wheat and soybeans (-0.2%), cotton (-0.9%), sugar (-2.7%) an
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
with corn (-0.1%), wheat and soybeans (-0.2%), cotton (-0.9%), sugar (-2.7%) and coffee (-3.5%). Away from markets, the IMF has revised up China’s growth outlook compared to last year’s report, now expecting the growth between 2017 and 2021 to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Calm returns to Asia markets as US data boosts dollarprofit reporting season." US ECONOMY 'ON TRACK' Shanghai edged lower but trad
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
profit reporting season." US ECONOMY 'ON TRACK' Shanghai edged lower but traders appeared to shrug off a warning from the IMF Tuesday that China's massive debt is on a "dangerous trajectory", raising the risk of a sharp slowdown in growth. The... Read more
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Business Insider
The 10 most important things in the world right nowlatest survey noting a drop in managers who think profits will improve to 33%,
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
latest survey noting a drop in managers who think profits will improve to 33%, down from 58% at the start of 2017. 6. The IMF is starting to freak out about China's debt levels. The International Monetary Fund says China's current credit growth... Read more
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The Hindu
Warning from history: Could Japan-style crash hit China?slows and ratings agencies sound the alarm over its debt. Fears over China's g
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
slows and ratings agencies sound the alarm over its debt. Fears over China's groaning debt load were heightened after the IMF warned Tuesday the world's second largest economy was on a "dangerous" path, urging Beijing to take a more sustainable... Read more
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TheBull
Warning from history: Could Japan-style crash hit China?slows and ratings agencies sound the alarm over its debt. Fears over China's g
TheBull / Posted 2 days ago
slows and ratings agencies sound the alarm over its debt. Fears over China's groaning debt load were heightened after the IMF warned Tuesday the world's second largest economy was on a "dangerous" path, urging Beijing to take a more sustainable... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
The risk of a financial crisis in China is growingrisk of suffering a sharp growth slowdown, or worse. That’s the latest assessm
Business Insider Australia / Posted 2 days ago
risk of suffering a sharp growth slowdown, or worse. That’s the latest assessment from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) who describes China’s current credit growth trajectory as “dangerous” given the precedent set by other nations where... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Ukrainian Lawmakers Disclose $45 Million In Bitcoin Holdingsholdings came to light during mandatory financial disclosures by members of the
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
holdings came to light during mandatory financial disclosures by members of the Ukrainian parliament, part of an IMF-approved strategy to tamp down corruption in Ukraine. The country's democratic institutions, which were never very robust... Read more
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The Irish Times
Decade of QE leaves big central banks owning fifth of public debtalong with the Swiss and Swedish central banks - now hold more than $15tn of as
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
along with the Swiss and Swedish central banks - now hold more than $15tn of assets, according to analysis by the FT of IMF and central bank figures. The scale is more than four times the pre-crisis level. Of this, more than $9tn is government... Read more
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The Economic Times
Buy on dips in these three sectors: Sandeep Bhatia, Macquarie Capitalhas been asked right now. The waiting game is getting over. If you look at the
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
has been asked right now. The waiting game is getting over. If you look at the macro growth numbers not only for India but IMF has revised China’s GDP growth rates for the current year, both Europe and US in that order have surprised positively... Read more
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The Economic Times
Warning from history: Could Japan-style crash hit China?slows and ratings agencies sound the alarm over its debt. Fears over China's g
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
slows and ratings agencies sound the alarm over its debt. Fears over China's groaning debt load were heightened after the IMF warned Tuesday the world's second largest economy was on a "dangerous" path, urging Beijing to take a more sustainable... Read more
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Rappler
Warning from history: Could Japan-style crash hit China?slows and ratings agencies sound the alarm over its debt. Fears over China's g
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
slows and ratings agencies sound the alarm over its debt. Fears over China's groaning debt load were heightened after the IMF warned Tuesday, August 15, the world's second largest economy was on a "dangerous" path, urging Beijing to take a more... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 16performing better than most developed world economies over the last few years.
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
performing better than most developed world economies over the last few years. That includes the OECD, that includes the IMF, that includes Moody's, that includes Standard and Poor's—both of which have a passing interest in the New Zealand... Read more
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Post Magazine
SMPTE announces October conference detailsWill Change Content Creation Methodologies," by Tom Ohanian of TAO Associates.
Post Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
Will Change Content Creation Methodologies," by Tom Ohanian of TAO Associates. Sessions on workflow systems will include "IMF End-to-End Workflows in Media Asset Management Systems," presented by Julian Fernandez of Tedial, as well as "Applying an... Read more
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NZCity
Tom Cruise was injured during a stunt for 'Mission: Impossible 6'Impossible 6'The 55-year-old actor was filming the latest movie in the 'Mission
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
Impossible 6'The 55-year-old actor was filming the latest movie in the 'Mission: Impossible' franchise - in which he plays IMF agent Ethan Hunt - over the weekend when he was hurt on set. In video obtained by TMZ, Tom can be seen attempting to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
IMF warns on China debt risks, Wall St edges higher The International Monetary Fund has warned China's high level of debt could p
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
The International Monetary Fund has warned China's high level of debt could put the brakes on the economy and cause a financial crisis. Markets at 7:45am (AEST): In its latest assessment of the... Read more
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The Irish Times
China’s focus on short term puts mid-term growth at risk, says IMFto meet targets and a credit-expansion path that may be “dangerous”, the Intern
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
to meet targets and a credit-expansion path that may be “dangerous”, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. The IMF raised its forecast for China’s average annual growth from 2018-2020 to 6.4 per cent from 6 per cent and said there was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China's debt on a 'dangerous trajectory': IMFBEIJING: China's massive debt is on a "dangerous" path, raising the risk of a s
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
BEIJING: China's massive debt is on a "dangerous" path, raising the risk of a sharp slowdown in growth, the IMF warned on Tuesday (Aug 15), urging Beijing to speed up structural reforms. The International Monetary Fund, which has repeatedly warned... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Mauritius 'Reinventing Itself,' With Refocused Tax Breaksthe attractiveness of the domestic tax regime for businesses, the International
Tax-News.com / Posted 2 days ago
the attractiveness of the domestic tax regime for businesses, the International Monetary Fund said. Amadou Sy, who led an IMF mission to the territory, said that the economy remains "robust" but that "Mauritius is facing a challenging environment... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan could become ineligible for World Bank loans due to its declining foreign reserves - newkerala news #263429official foreign currency reserves have dropped $4.2 billion since the end of t
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
official foreign currency reserves have dropped $4.2 billion since the end of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) assistance programme 11 months ago. A spokesman for the Ministry of Finance said that the government expected a... Read more
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The Economic Times
China's debt is on a dangerous trajectory, warns IMFBEIJING: China's massive debt is on a "dangerous" path, raising the risk of a s
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
BEIJING: China's massive debt is on a "dangerous" path, raising the risk of a sharp slowdown in growth, the IMF warned on Tuesday, urging Beijing to speed up structural reforms. The International Monetary Fund, which has repeatedly warned China over... Read more
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The Hindu
China’s debt on a dangerous trajectory: IMFChina’s massive debt is on a “dangerous” path, raising the risk of a sharp slow
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
China’s massive debt is on a “dangerous” path, raising the risk of a sharp slowdown in growth, the IMF warned on Tuesday, urging Beijing to speed up structural reforms. The International Monetary Fund, which has repeatedly warned China over its... Read more
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Reuters
IMF says China's focus on short-term targets puts mid-term growth at riskto meet targets and a credit-expansion path that may be "dangerous", the Intern
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
to meet targets and a credit-expansion path that may be "dangerous", the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. The IMF raised its forecast for China's average annual growth from 2018-2020 to 6.4 percent from 6.0 percent and said there is... Read more
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