The International Monetary Fund (IMF)


  • نوآوری 2021-02-05 15:37

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    Global Innovation Index puts Iran 4th in West Asia

    TEHRAN – Iran has ranked 60th in the world and 4th in West Asia in the 2021 Global Innovation Index which analyzes dozens of criteria using seven equally weighted metrics, including research and development spending, manufacturing capability, and concentration of high-tech public companies.

  • IMF 2020-10-14 14:29

    IMF sees Iranian economy rebounding in 2021

    TEHRAN – The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in its latest World Outlook Report titled “The Long and Difficult Ascend”, sees the Iranian economic growth at 3.2 percent as the global economy slowly ascends from the recession created by the coronavirus outbreak.

  • IMF 2020-06-15 14:25

    Iran calls on IMF to defy U.S., grant it $5b loan

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to defy U.S. resistance and grant the country the $5 billion loan which Iran requested to relieve the economic pressure caused by the pandemic.

  • Kamal Kharrazi 2020-05-19 17:32

    Unilateralism is a lethal poison for intl. community: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, chairman of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Tuesday that unilateralism is a “lethal poison” for international community, noting the necessity of forming an “international democracy”.

  • سید حسن نصرالله 2020-05-04 20:24

    German decision to ban Hezbollah expected: Nasrallah

    TEHRAN (MNA) – In a live speech on Monday evening, Secretary-General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Hassan Nasrallah said German decision to ban Hezbollah was expected as it has come in response to U.S. pressure.

  • Ali Shamkhani 2020-04-25 21:49

    U.S. violating peremptory norms by blocking IMF loan to Iran: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN - Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), said on Saturday that the United States’ attempts to block Iran’s efforts to get a loan from the International Monetary Fund violate peremptory norms of general international law.

  • IMF 2020/04/24

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    IMF’s political approach toward Iran’s request casts doubt on its impartiality

    Fighting the coronavirus outbreak in the country, Iran has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for emergency loan to help it contain the pandemic.

  • Heiko Maas 2020-04-22 19:25

    By staff and agency

    EU3 no objecting IMF’s emergency loan to Iran: Germany

    German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Tuesday that Germany, France and the United Kingdom, known as European trio, do not oppose the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) loan to Iran which Tehran needs to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Hemmati 2020-04-22 12:48

    IMF should put politics aside, do its professional duties: Iran’s central banker

    TEHRAN – The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) governor has urged the International Monetary Fund to put politics aside and do its professional duties in regard to Iran’s requests for financial aid during crises, especially in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • IMF 2020-04-12 16:30

    IMF can give Iran financial support despite U.S. pressures: Bloomberg

    TEHRAN – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is able to provide Iran with its rightful financial assistance despite the U.S. efforts to sabotage the disbursement of the funds, Bloomberg reported on Sunday.

  • Rouhani 2020-04-08 15:04

    Rouhani urges IMF to fulfill duties toward corona-hit countries

    TEHRAN– President Hassan Rouhani called on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) not to follow the US bullying and shoulder its responsibilities toward other countries, especially amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Kristalina Georgieva 2019-10-01 18:21

    IMF to support all members including CBI: Georgieva

    TEHRAN – International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s New Head Kristalina Georgieva said the fund will do its best to provide its support and technical services to all members including Central Bank of Iran (CBI) equally, IRNA reported.