IMF / World Economic Outlook January 2022 Forecast

ID

603665

SHOOT DATE

25 Jan 2022

SHOOT LOCATION

WASHINGTON DC, United States

PRODUCTION COMPANY

IMF

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IMF / World Economic Outlook January 2022 Forecast
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25 January 2022, WASHINGTON DC

3. SOUNDBITE (English) Gita Gopinath, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department at the International Monetary Fund

“So, we are downgrading growth for this year to 4.4 percent, mainly driven by downgrades for the US and China. Growth for 2023 is projected to be 3.8 percent. For many advanced economies and emerging and developing economies, we are upgrading our inflation forecasts for this year”

4. Wide shot, Gita Gopinath speaking

5. SOUNDBITE (English) Gita Gopinath, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department at the International Monetary Fund

“The global economy remains in the grip of the pandemic. New virus variants could further disrupt the recovery. We're seeing inflation come up strongly in many countries. If, for instance, that leads to much more tighter monetary policy in the US than that's been expected, then that could tighten global financial conditions. In China, if there are more lockdowns because of the zero COVID strategy, then that could lead to more global supply chain disruptions. So, these are some of the risks that we are concerned about,””

6. Wide shot, Gita Gopinath speaking

7. SOUNDBITE (English) Gita Gopinath, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department at the International Monetary Fund

“First and foremost, we need to end the grip of this pandemic. That requires much stronger global cooperation and action to make sure that there is widespread vaccination, testing, and access to therapeutics, including the new antiviral drugs that are on the market and it should be made available equitably around the world. Secondly, for individual countries, their national policies should be tailored to country specific circumstances, depending upon the pace of their recovery, inflation dynamics, and the amount of fiscal and monetary policy space they have,”

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