G-20 calls for coordinated virus response; IMF trims forecasts
IMF predicts outbreak will lower China's growth this year to 5.6%, shave 0.1 percentage points from global growth
Mon, Feb 24, 2020 - 5:50 AM
IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva is also looking at scenarios where the outbreak continues for longer and more globally.
THE world's top economies called for a coordinated response to the coronavirus outbreak, which the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicted would lower China's growth this year to 5.6 per cent and shave 0.1 percentage points from global growth.