IMF / 2021 Annual Meetings MD Curtain Raiser Speech

ID

595598

SHOOT DATE

05 Oct 2021

SHOOT LOCATION

WASHINGTON DC, United States

PRODUCTION COMPANY

IMF

DESCRIPTION
IMF / 2021 Annual Meetings MD Curtain Raiser Speech
SHOTLIST
RECENT - WASHINGTON DC
1. Wide shot, IMF building exterior

5 October 2021, Washington, DC

3. SOUNDBITE (English) Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director

““In July, we projected global growth at six percent in 2021, as you will see in our updated world economic outlook next week, we now expect growth to moderate slightly this year. But the risks and obstacles to a balanced global recovery have become even more pronounced,”

4. Wide shot, IMF Building Exterior

5. SOUNDBITE (English) Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director
“We need substantial scaling up of green investment over the next two decades, and we need support for the most vulnerable within societies and among countries. This will help ensure a transition that benefits all and one that is just.”

6. Wide shot, IMF Building Exterior

7. SOUNDBITE (English) Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director

““The green transition also presents huge opportunities to shift to renewables, new electricity networks, energy efficiency, low carbon mobility and to do this with a combination of supply policies, we can raise global GDP by about two percent this decade and create 30 million new jobs,”

8. Wide shot, Kristalina Georgieva speaking

9. SOUNDBITE (English) Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director

“We at the IMF and other institutions ask for international stability. We have to have regulation. We have to get rules in place if we want, in the words of money, digital to be a plus rather than a risk. And it is very impressive how much the international community, the central banks, institutions like ours are now actively engaged to make sure that in this fast-moving world of digitalization, money is a source of confidence and helps the economy function rather than a risk,”

10. Wide shot, Kristalina Georgieva speaking

11. SOUNDBITE (English) Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director
““We are already seeing countries recognizing that the bills are going to come due and that it is important that we gradually project confidence in that stabilization and fiscal consolidation not need not mean that we are going to have brutal cuts in education and health care. It means that we project over the next couple of years how we are going to gradually shift course so the debt burden is to be eased over time. That combination of growth and Medium-Term fiscal consolidation, I'm confident, will bring Europe on a sound footing and the ministers of finance in Europe, policymakers in Europe seem to be quite engaged on those two sites,”


RECENT - WASHINGTON DC

12. Wide shot, IMF building exterior
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