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Synonyms for International Monetary Fund

a United Nations agency to promote trade by increasing the exchange stability of the major currencies

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The IMF chief recommended that countries should implement fairer taxation, job training assistance and infrastructure investment as well as forward-looking measures to address unsustainable debt and pension schemes.
The IMF chief said Pakistan needed to rely on the strength of its own policies to generate more growth and jobs, and to join the group of dynamic emerging markets.
This could have a positive impact on the Tunisian economy, especially thanks to the improved situation in the Euro zone, the leading partner of the country (70% of trade with the EU)," said the IMF Chief.
In advance of the release of the IMF's flagship World Economic Outlook report, the IMF chief expected the global growth this year to remain roughly the same as last year when it grew at a moderate rate of 3.
Summary: IMF chief notes that there are no legal provisions for a member's departure from the single currency union
The domestic investments are supported by the public infrastructure projects and the private consumption is increased due to the increased loan growth, employment growth and not because of the weak domestic consumption, stressed the IMF Chief of Mission Ivanna Vladkova Hollar.
The IMF chief also noted that in this delicate regional and international juncture, the economy "has been resilient and deep reforms are underway.
Seif briefed the IMF chief on the Iranian government policies towards implementation of subsidy reform as well as inflation control, housing improvement and unemployment programs.
The IMF chief also noted that the successful resumption of credit and output growth depends critically on progress with reducing non-performing loans, adding that "prompt implementation of a strong insolvency framework is necessary to provide adequate incentives for voluntary debt restructuring negotiations.
The report said that two years ago, the firm was able to dig up damaging information about Strauss-Kahn's accuser Nafissatou Diallou following which prosecutors quickly dropped all charges against the IMF chief.
PARIS (TAP) - IMF chief Christine Lagarde has arrived at a court in Paris on Thursday to be questioned over her role in a 285-million-euro ($366 million) arbitration payment made to a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy Bernard Tapie in 2007 when she was in office as finance minister.
French police have searched the Paris home of IMF chief Christine Lagarde in relation to an investigation into a E400m ([pounds sterling]340m) arbitration deal in favour of French tycoon Bernard Tapie.
Summary: IMF chief Christine Lagarde upwardly revised the Fund's estimate of economic growth among developed nations, which she said would increase by 1.
8 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund, a spokesman for its president said on Wednesday during a visit to Cairo by IMF chief Christine Lagarde.
Summary: IMF chief has expressed concerns over the global economy as developed and emerging nations show signs of slowing down.