Fiscal Monitor Key Messages

ID

522463

SHOOT DATE

05 Oct 2018

SHOOT LOCATION

Washington, DC, United States

PRODUCTION COMPANY

IMF

DESCRIPTION
Edited Package
SHOTLIST
Washington, DC – Recent
1. B-ROLL: Exterior IMF

Washington, DC --- 5 October 2018
2. Midshot
3. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vitor Gaspar, IMF Fiscal Affairs Department Director:
“Public sector assets stand at more than 100 trillion dollars. That’s an enormous amount that can be put at the service of society. It does complete the traditional picture of the general government that focuses mostly on gross debt.”
4. Midshot
5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vitor Gaspar, IMF Fiscal Affairs Department Director:
“Public sector assets at more than 100 trillion dollars are extremely important for public policy. They complete the picture of public finances well beyond liabilities and debt.”
6. Midshot
7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vitor Gaspar, IMF Fiscal Affairs Department Director:
“Public sector assets matter a lot for public policies. The balance sheet allows governments to be more transparent and accountable vis-à-vis their citizens and they are something that all countries can do.”
8. Midshot
9. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vitor Gaspar, IMF Fiscal Affairs Department Director:
“Countries with stronger balance sheets face shorter and shallower recessions and what is more by improving their balance sheet management practices they are able to boost their revenues and reduce public finance risks.”
10. Midshot


Washington, DC – Recent
11. B-ROLL: Exterior IMF
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