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Date: October 9-11, 2015
Location: Lima, Peru
The annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group each year bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, and academics to discuss progress on the work of the IMF and the World Bank Group.
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|Adrienne Klasa, editor of This is Africa speaks to Makhtar Diop, vice-president for Africa , World Bank Group at the IMF and World Bank meetings held in Lima - View from IMF 2015.|
View from IMF multimedia coverage
- Wrap up - Silvia Pavoni, economics editor, and James King, Middle East editor - View from IMF 2015
- Makhtar Diop, vice-president for Africa, World Bank Group - View from IMF 2015
- Marios Maratheftis, chief economist, Standard Chartered Bank - View from IMF 2015
- Bailey Klinger, co-founder and executive chairman, EFL Global - View from IMF 2015
- Walter Bayly, CEO, BCP - View from IMF 2015
- Peter Philips, minister of finance and planning, Government of Jamaica - View from IMF 2015
- Mouayed Makhlouf, regional director, MENA region, International Finance Corporation - View from IMF 2015
- Round up of day 1 - Silvia Pavoni, economics editor and James King, Middle East editor - View from IMF 2015
IMF preview interviews
- China's volatility not a decline - Interview with Mario Pezzini, OECD Development Center
- IMF and World Bank annual meetings - The Banker
- Interview with Jean-Francois Tremblay, associate managing director, Moody's
- Quota Reform - IMF's Christine Lagarde - View from IMF 2015
- The future focus of the IMF - IMF's Christine Lagarde
- Interview with Wael Ziada, head of research, EFG Hermes
- Emerging market economies - IMF's Christine Lagarde
- Outlook for Africa and the Middle East
The new Global Goals envision a development agenda that will allow humanity to thrive while preserving the planet. What needs to happen to achieve them?
A change in Mozambique’s government and falling global oil prices have delayed projects to extract and liquefy huge natural gas finds in Mozambique, but local businesses hold out.
Africa will continue to record strong growth in 2015 but at a slower pace than last year, according to new IMF forecasts.
Offshore financial centres can help curb illicit flows by exchanging tax information and providing transparent beneficial ownership information.
As leaders prepare to enshrine the post-2015 development agenda, Kofi Annan backs the universal mandate while acknowledging implementation challenges ahead.
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