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IMF bail out money to Ukraine may end up in Moscow

27 Mar 2014

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Yesterday the IMF agreed to a deal worth up to EUR27bn to bail out Ukraine – however some of this money could be pretty soon winging its way to Moscow despite sanctions.
On 24 December 2013, Russia paid the first part of a USD15bn loan which would be in the form of bonds issued by the [...]


Lithuanian economy to grow

10 Oct 2012

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The IMF forecast yesterday that the Lithuanian GDP is likely to grow by 2.7 percent this year and three percent in 2013.  A forecast made six months ago was not so optimistic.
The IMF sees Lithuanian inflation at 3.2 percent this year compared to 4.1 percent in 2011.  It believes that it will fall to 2.4 [...]


IMF sees no growth for Hungary or Czech Republic

8 Jul 2012

The International Monetary Fund has said that it expected the economies of Hungary and the Czech Republic to stagnate this year with the former showing no growth at all whilst the latter would see an advance of only 0.1 percent. The organisation blames the crisis in the euro zone as being the main cause. Inflation [...]