The great covid-19 recession

IMF predicts global recession, puts India growth at 1.9%

The IMF expects the US economy to shrink by 5.9% this year and the euro zone by 7.5%. China is projected to grow at 1.2%. Read more »
Indian port trade

Amid coronavirus gloom, a great opportunity beckons India

The world’s dependence on China has resulted in a huge disruption in production. India should promote itself as an alternative manufacturing hub. Read more »
IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva.

IMF identifies three action areas to mitigate economic fallout of coronavirus outbreak

The agency identifies fiscal, monetary and regulatory steps to cushion Covid-19 economic impact. Read more »
Coronavirus outbreak in China to hit global economy hard.

Coronavirus outbreak may trigger $1.3 trillion losses

Global GDP growth may be the slowest since 2009; world economy to strengthen in the second half of 2020, says forecaster Oxford Economics. Read more »