After a two-week visit to Sri Lanka, an IMF team said the South Asian country failed to make enough progress in boosting tax collection and other economic reforms. Despite encouraging signs of improvement, Sri Lanka's recovery is "not yet assured" after the first review of its $2.9 billion bailout.
Once upon a time, China's leadership could swiftly address the country's economic problems. It could quickly turn economic slowdowns into booms.
The agreement, which comes as the world is finding ways to accelerate the adoption of clean energy, is aimed at reducing "the effects of climate change, such as carbon capture, utilization and storage."
The rapid depreciation of the Chinese currency sounds like a paradox. China is still a significant exporter of manufacturing goods with a trade surplus, creating a strong demand for its currency.
The comeback of China's economy could be a game changer for the commodities market.
India still needs to deploy the advantages it has to attract foreign investment and catch up with China.
Zero interest rates are a policy of the past for most central banks worldwide, but not for the Bank of Japan.
A technological leap is critical for emerging market economies to overcome two problems they encounter after years of reliance on foreign technology and cheap domestic labor for growth: the middle-income trap and the Lewis point.
Is it time for traders and investors to go bargain hunting or wait on the sidelines for the worst yet to come?
China has delayed the release of GDP and trade data ahead of President Xi Jinping's expected third-term confirmation.
Pakistan appealed to the International Monetary Fund to have its debt rescheduled last week.
To catch up with the U.S., China needs much more than a dose of incentives and foreign technology.
Another problem, even more significant than coronavirus, won't go away any time soon: the burst of the housing property bubble.