IMF Georgieva Lunar New Year Coronavirus




03 Feb 2020


Washington, DC, United States

IMF Georgieva Lunar New Year Coronavirus
Washington, DC --- 3 February, 2020
1. Wideshot of IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva meeting with IMF Executive Director for China Jin Zhongxia
2. Jin presents a Chinese calligraphy saying “Spring Returns to the Great Earth”
3. Jin and Georgieva speaking together on couch
4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director:
“I want to wish everyone from China and many other Asian countries who celebrate the Lunar New Year a very healthy and prosperous New Year. It is the Year of the Rat, which symbolizes strong vitality, agility and intelligence. For China, the Year of the Rat has gotten off to a challenging start as the country is battling the coronavirus outbreak. On behalf of all the membership of the IMF, all staff and management I would like to express our deep sympathies to all those affected by the serious situation related to coronavirus. We support China's efforts to respond by taking measures with all the strength of its health system, but also by the recent fiscal, monetary and financial actions. We are confident in the resilience of China's economy.”
5. Various Cutaways of meeting
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