The International Monetary Fund (IMF)


  • IMF 2021-04-16 15:56

    IMF revises estimates of Iran’s reserves following CBI objection

    TEHRAN - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised its estimate of Iran’s total gross official reserves to $115 billion, following the Central Bank of Iran (CBI)’s objection about the fund’s incorrect estimates of the mentioned index.

  • IMF 2021-04-07 15:48

    IMF sees Iran’s GDP growth at 2.5% in 2021

    TEHRAN - The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in its latest World Economic Outlook titled “Managing Divergent Recoveries”, predicted a 2.5-percent real gross domestic product (GDP) growth for Iran in 2021, up one percent from 1.5 percent in 2020.

  • Hemmati 2021-04-02 14:37

    IMF should respond to Iran’s legal request: CBI governor

    TEHRAN- The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) said that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) should respond to Iran's legal request.

  • 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.

  • Banking debts 2019-01-23 21:43

    Switzerland, Iran forming payment channel to bypass sanctions

    TEHRAN – A special financial mechanism aimed at maintaining trade ties between Switzerland and Iran is ready for implementation, according to Sharif Nezam-Mafi, head of the Iran-Switzerland joint chamber of commerce.

  • exports 2019-01-23 21:12

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Will phoenix rise from the ashes?

    Iran has experienced an unprecedented devaluation of its currency, rial, during the current Iranian calendar year 1397, which is going to end on March 20, 2019.

  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) 2018-11-13 09:55

    Pakistan, IMF start bailout talks

    TEHRAN _Pakistan is expected to start policy-level meetings with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over the bailout program to maintain its foreign exchange reserves from Monday, according to reports.

  • IMF 2018-11-11 10:13

    Pakistan starts talks for IMF bailout

    TEHRAN _ With the economic situation getting grimmer, Pakistan government led by Imran Khan has started talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over the bailout program to maintain its foreign exchange reserves that have dropped 42 percent since January.

  • Pakistan 2018-09-25 00:02

    ‘Pakistan not in financial emergency ’

    TEHRAN - As the speculation grows over whether Pakistan will approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout or explore other options, Pakistan’s finance minister has quashed the apprehensions.

  • International Monetary Fund 2018-08-09 12:54

    Pakistan to decide on IMF bailout by September

    The biggest challenge for the new government in Islamabad, experts say, will be economy. Imran Khan-led government will inherit a flailing economy that needs to be revived, and speculation is rife that Pakistan will approach International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the bailout.