Economy IMF urges US to reduce debt as economic recovery continues Updated : April 20, 2018 06:51 AM IST The IMF recently revised its 2018 economic growth forecast for the US upward to 2.9 per cent . But, it warned that the Trump administration's fiscal stimulus would lead to a bigger budget deficit and to more debt. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.