A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the possibility of an IMF lending program for El Salvador.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on President Alberto Fernández’s re-election bid in Argentina.
In most of the world, the International Monetary Fund is just a multilateral financial institution. In Argentina, in contrast, the fund is a fundamental and highly controversial part of economic and political life. As if to highlight that, the country’s ruling Peronist coalition is currently unraveling from internal divisions following a recent agreement between the government and the IMF, approved only weeks ago.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Argentina’s debt restructuring efforts with the IMF.
Mia Amor Mottley, prime minister of Barbados, has been nominated to serve as Development Committee Chair for the joint committee of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
As the trade war between China and the United States intensifies, how is it affecting Latin American economies?
The IMF lowered its economic growth forecast for the region in July. Will the economy worsen this year, or will there be a turnaround?
What is behind the slide in the Argentine peso, and what more can the central bank do to address the problem? Is Macri making the right move by seeking help from the IMF, or will he pay a political price at home for embracing the Washington-based lender? Is Argentina at risk of falling into a full-blown financial and economic crisis this year?
Argentina’s turn to the IMF to relieve pressure on the peso carries significant political risks for the president.