KIEV Ukraine thinks it is highly likely to receive its next aid tranche of $1.7 billion (£1.1 billion) from the International Monetary Fund in June but is in a comfortable position to service its existing debt, new Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said on Thursday.
MEXICO CITY The International Monetary Fund has received a request for a credit line from Ecuador following a deadly earthquake earlier this month, an IMF official said on Wednesday.
ATHENS Greece accused the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday of undermining efforts to broker an accord over the country's funding options, after talks to unlock fresh bailout aid stalled.
ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expressed his 'displeasure' to EU Council President Donald Tusk over the International Monetary Fund's insistence on extra measures to close a bailout review that will unlock further financial aid for Athens.
KIEV A new memorandum that Ukraine will submit to the International Monetary Fund will not contain significant changes to the programme agreed in the $17.5 billion (£12 billion) bailout, deputy Finance Minister Artem Shevalev said on Tuesday.
DUBAI The International Monetary Fund said it was encouraged by the efforts of Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Arab oil exporters to repair damage to their state finances as low crude prices slash export revenues.
JOHANNESBURG Mozambique has given the IMF an "avalanche of documents" and owned up to as much as $1.35 billion of undeclared sovereign borrowing that may have tipped it into an unsustainable debt trap, a Fund source said on Friday.
AMSTERDAM Greece and its lenders have made some progress towards an agreement on reforms, but not enough to unlock new loans or start talks on vital debt relief, the head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde said on Friday.
KIEV The new Ukrainian government must use its first 100 days in office to implement reforms needed to secure 600 million euros in new aid, European Union Commissioner Johannes Hahn said on a visit to Kiev on Thursday.
NOVI PAZAR, Serbia Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic plans a new push to privatise loss-making state firms if he wins Sunday's election and will do everything needed to secure IMF approval for his economic policies, he told Reuters in an interview.