+ IMF webinar - job losses post COVID
“Millions of people are benefiting from vaccines, but there is danger. Too many continue to face job losses & rising poverty. What we do now will shape the post-crisis world," says Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director.
Click here to see her interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria.
"In January we projected global growth at 5.5 percent in 2021. We now expect a further acceleration...And yet, while the outlook has improved overall, prospects are divergingdangerously not only within nations but also across countries and regions."
"New IMF research released today—shows that low-income countries have to deploy some $200 billion over five years just to fight the pandemic. And then another $250 billion to return to the path of catching up to higher income levels."