Get news and updates on the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which is a multinational organization including 189 countries. The IMF is headquartered in Washington, DC. Check out RT for news and details on the IMF’s background. The main goals of the IMF are to globally promote monetary cooperation and economic growth. Follow RT on the work and activities of the IMF. The incumbent Managing Director of the IMF is a French lawyer and politician, Christine Lagarde. Don’t miss the news and updates on Christine Lagarde’s activities, statements, and important meetings with heads of states and politicians, including the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum held in May 2018.