IMF to Visit Serbia Again

Politics ♦ Published: January 18, 2013; 19:14 ♦ (Vindobona)

The International Monetary Fund underlines that Serrbia must reduce its public debt. At the same time, the government must stimulate economic growth, IMF says.

IMF to Visit Serbia Again / Picture: © IMF

In the next weeks, an IMF delegation is expected to visit Belgrade. Without new loans from IMF, Serbia will not cover its budget deficit this year, analysts say. Already at the end of December, the country has received a $ 800m loan from the World Bank in order to cover its budget deficit. Since 2000, the World Bank has granted more than $ 2.0bn to Serbia. At the beginning of January,…