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October 29, 2020  

China’s leaders vow to become self reliant technology power

Trump administration’s curbs on technology sales to China part of a fight over security and spying.

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October 14, 2020  

IMF envisions a sharp 4.4% drop in global growth for 2020

The IMF predicts a rebound to global growth of 5.2% next year

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April 15, 2020  

IMF: Stung by virus, global economy will shrink 3% in 2020

The outlook for Canada calls for a contraction of 6.2% this year followed by growth of 4.2% in 2021

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April 14, 2020  

IMF cancels debt payments for 6 months for 25 poor nations

Immediate debt service relief for 19 African countries, Afghanistan, Haiti, Nepal, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan and Yemen.

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January 20, 2020  

Low rates and reduced trade tension to aid world growth: IMF

But an array of risks remain, including the possibility that trade tensions will escalate again.

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October 15, 2019  

IMF downgrades outlook for world economy, citing trade wars

Warns of threats ranging from heightened political tensions in the Middle East to US-China preventing their trade war from escalating.

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October 9, 2019  

Trade conflicts fuel synchronized global slowdown: IMF

Managing director Kristalina Georgieva blames rising trade conflicts that could mean a loss of around 0.8% of world GDP.

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August 23, 2019  

As global economic picture dims, solutions seem out of reach

Partly reflects US President Donald Trump’s combative trade conflicts with China and other countries.

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April 12, 2019  

Trade conflicts threaten fragile world economy: IMF

Economists expect global growth to decelerate from 3.6% last year to 3.3% in 2019.

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April 9, 2019  

IMF forecast: Global growth will weaken this year to 3.3%

Points to heightened trade tensions as a key reason.

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January 21, 2019  

World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade tensions: IMF

The International Monetary Fund cites heightened trade tensions and rising US interest rates.

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October 8, 2018  

IMF downgrades outlook for world economy to 3.7% growth

Predicts that US growth will slow to 2.5% next year as the effect of recent tax cuts wears off.

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July 16, 2018  

World economy likely to grow 3.9% this year: IMF

But the proliferation trade conflicts has raised the risk of worse outcomes.

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June 11, 2018  

EU, IMF warn of US protectionism, back multilateral trade

Trudeau praised for “excellent preparation and chairing of this challenging summit.”

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June 4, 2018  

External risks more acute for Canada than in the recent past: IMF

Recommends it’s time to examine its corporate tax in the face of the changes in the US.