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2016 economics

From the box of unpublished material In 2016 Greece itself made little progress with politically difficult measures to overhaul its public finances, the country remains mired in crisis and in debt. At the heart of it all, from the IMF’s … Continue reading

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Iraq’s economy buckles under the surging costs of fighting Islamic State militants and the plunge in global oil prices

An IMF programme may help Iraq access international bond markets and cut the government’s borrowing costs at a time when Opec’s second-biggest oil producer is engulfed in a conflict with Islamic State militants. A 50% plunge in crude prices over … Continue reading

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