IMF / World Economic Outlook

ID

570440

SHOOT DATE

09 Oct 2020

SHOOT LOCATION

Washington D.C., United States

DESCRIPTION
IMF / World Economic Outlook
SHOTLIST
RECENT - WASHINGTON DC
1. Medium shot, IMF logo on building
2. Pan right, IMF Annual Meetings banner on building
09 OCTOBER 2020 - BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Gita Gopinath, IMF Chief Economist:
“So we continue to project a deep recession in 2020 with global growth projected to be -4.4%. This is a small upgrade relative to our June numbers. We expect growth to rebound partially in 2021, coming back to 5.2 percent. However, with the exception of China, all advanced economies and emerging and developing economies, excluding China we are projecting output will remain below 2019 levels well into 2021. Therefore, we see that the recovery from this catastrophic collapse will likely be long and even highly uncertain,”
RECENT - WASHINGTON DC
4. Medium shot, IMF building entrance
09 OCTOBER 2020 - BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
5. SOUNDBITE (English) Gita Gopinath, IMF Chief Economist:
“There are broad risks to the upside and to the downside. On the upside, we could have positive development in terms of treatments and vaccines that could hasten the end of this health crisis. And we could also have more policy support that would help. But there are many downside risks. We could have worse news on the health front, and we could have greater financial turmoil at a time when debt is at the highest level in recorded history. And we have rising geopolitical tensions that could also derail the recovery,”
RECENT - WASHINGTON DC
6. Wide shot, side of IMF building with Annual Meetings banner
7. Medium shot, IMF closed entrance
09 OCTOBER 2020 - BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
8. SOUNDBITE (English)):
“First, it is essential that fiscal and monetary policy are not prematurely withdrawn as this crisis is far from over. Second, we need much greater international collaboration to end this health crisis by making sure that when once new treatments and vaccines are available, then it will be produced a sufficient scale to be available widely in all countries. And lastly, policies should be designed towards putting economies on a path towards more sustainable, inclusive and prosperous growth,”
RECENT - WASHINGTON DC
9. Long shot, IMF Exterior
10. Close up shot, IMF Annual Meetings banner
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