• IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that rising trade tensions between the United States and China risk undermining a global economy that the IMF believes should otherwise grow solidly this year.
    The IMF predicted Tuesday that the U.S. economy will grow 2.9 percent this year, up from the 2.7 percent it had forecast in January and from the 2.3 percent growth the economy achieved last year. The U.S. economy will benefit through 2020 from tax cuts that President Donald Trump signed into law in December, the IMF predicts.
    The lending agency has kept its forecast for...
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  • IMF says global economy will slow after 2019

    5 monthes ago - By CNN Mone

    Global growth is expected to remain strong for the next 18 months but the outlook thereafter is less rosy.
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  • IMF: Outlook is bright for US and global economies this year

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its economic outlook for the United States in 2018 and foresees a strong year for the global economy as well. But its chief economist warns that the prospect of an escalating trade conflict "threatens to undermine confidence and derail global growth prematurely."
    The IMF predicted Tuesday that the U.S. economy will grow 2.9 percent this year, up from the 2.7 percent it had forecast in January and from the 2.3 percent growth the economy achieved last year. The U.S. economy will enjoy a boost through 2020 from tax cuts President...
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