IMF Bi-weekly Press Briefing




25 Jul 2019


Washington, DC, United States

IMF Bi-weekly Press Briefing
Washington, DC --- Recent
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Washington, DC --- 25 July 2019
2. Shot of reporters at the news briefing
3. SOUNDBITE: (English) Gerry Rice, IMF Spokesperson:
“This process is prerogative of the IMF Executive Board. I say that to distinguish from being a decision from IMF Management which is not. It's a decision of the IMF Board, and it's the Executive Board's process, representing the membership. As in the past, we expect the process to be open, transparent, and merit-based.”
4. Cutaway of reporters
5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Gerry Rice, IMF Spokesperson:
“I'd like to begin by, of course, expressing our sympathy to the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the lives lost as the result of this Ebola epidemic. I can tell you that just as the case of the time of last Ebola epidemic, we are monitoring and assessing the situation closely. Our staff are in contact with the authorities in DRC. Although the economic impact is not yet clear, we have ample scope within the Fund's lending facilities to provide financial support if needed, and we stand ready to take actions.”
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