A health worker checks the temperature of a resident outside a containment zone in Hyderabad, India, on Tuesday. India’s economy is set to contract by 4.5 per cent this year due the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP A health worker checks the temperature of a resident outside a containment zone in Hyderabad, India, on Tuesday. India’s economy is set to contract by 4.5 per cent this year due the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
A health worker checks the temperature of a resident outside a containment zone in Hyderabad, India, on Tuesday. India’s economy is set to contract by 4.5 per cent this year due the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Asian governments will have to decide which sectors, firms should be saved from pandemic

  • After the Covid-19 pandemic, some economic sectors may no longer be viable, says Changyong Rhee, director of the IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department
  • Asia’s growth is expected to contract by 1.6 per cent compared to the IMF’s zero growth projection in April

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker checks the temperature of a resident outside a containment zone in Hyderabad, India, on Tuesday. India’s economy is set to contract by 4.5 per cent this year due the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP A health worker checks the temperature of a resident outside a containment zone in Hyderabad, India, on Tuesday. India’s economy is set to contract by 4.5 per cent this year due the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
A health worker checks the temperature of a resident outside a containment zone in Hyderabad, India, on Tuesday. India’s economy is set to contract by 4.5 per cent this year due the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
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