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IMF Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published the Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere, “Time to Rebuild Policy Space.” According to the REO, growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is set to pick up from 3 percent in 2012 to 3½ percent in 2013, supported by stronger external demand, favorable financing conditions, and …
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Regional Economic Outlook Update

The IMF has just published the Regional Economic Outlook updates for: Asia and Pacific region, sub-Saharan Africa region and Western Hemisphere region. According to the Asia and Pacific region report, growth in the region has slowed.  External headwinds played a major role, as the recovery in advanced economies suffered setbacks. Weaker momentum in China and India …
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IMF Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa

The IMF has just published the Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa titled “Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty”. According to the report Sub-Saharan Africa continues to record strong economic growth, despite the weaker global economic environment. Regional output rose by 5 percent in 2011, with growth set to increase slightly in 2012, helped by still-strong commodity …
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Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific

The IMF has just released its latest Regional Economic Outlook forAsia and the Pacific, entitled “Managing Spillovers and Advancing Economic Rebalancing.” According to the study, growth in Asia is expected to pick up this year, after slowing in the last quarter of 2011, but Asian policy makers now face the challenging task of adjusting policies …
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Asia-Pacific Regional Economic Outlook, Oct-2011

The IMF has just published its latest Regional Economic Outlook (REO) for Asia and the Pacific. The REO reports that the spillovers from global growth amid still high inflation pressures in much of the region mean that policymakers inAsia face a delicate balancing act. Growth inAsiahas moderated since the second quarter of 2011, mainly reflecting …
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Regional Economic Outlook for Latin America

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published the Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere, “Shifting Winds, New Policy Challenges.” According to the REO, Latin America and theCaribbeanis facing a range of challenges from the crisis. Downside risks are significant, with some countries more vulnerable than others. But growth has so far held up reasonably …
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Regional Economic Outlook for Europe

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has just published its latest Regional Economic Outlook (REO) for Europe: “Navigating Stormy Waters.” Growth inEuropehas slowed significantly, as a result of global shocks, and of the escalation of the euro area sovereign debt crisis, which has shaken confidence and curbed domestic demand. The REO projects that growth for all …
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REO for Europe: Strengthening the Recovery

The IMF has just released the “Regional Economic Outlook (REO) for Europe: Strengthening the Recovery.” The report sees growth for all of Europe at 2.4 and 2.6 percent for 2011 and 2012, respectively, a slight improvement on last year’s 2.4 percent. The IMF projects growth in advanced Europe to expand by 1.7 and 1.9 percent …
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REO Sub-Saharan Africa

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has just published the May 2011 Regional Economic Outlook, “Sub-Saharan Africa: Recovery and New Risks”. The report states that Sub-Saharan Africa’s recovery from the crisis-induced slowdown is well under way, although among country groups there is variation in the speed of the recovery. In most of the region’s low-income countries …
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IMF Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has just published its October 2010 Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa. The report highlights the broad-based economic recovery that is now under way in sub-Saharan Africa. Growth of around 5 percent is projected in 2010 and 5.5 percent in 2011. Domestic demand in the region in 2010 and 2011 …
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