As IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde will be remembered in China for her friendly approach that embraced an understanding of Beijing’s financial reforms and good personal relations with Chinese leaders. Photo: AFP As IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde will be remembered in China for her friendly approach that embraced an understanding of Beijing’s financial reforms and good personal relations with Chinese leaders. Photo: AFP
As IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde will be remembered in China for her friendly approach that embraced an understanding of Beijing’s financial reforms and good personal relations with Chinese leaders. Photo: AFP
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For China, Christine Lagarde is a hard act to follow

  • Beijing will remember Lagarde’s friendly approach as head of the International Monetary Fund
  • Her nomination to be European Central Bank president means China will still have an influential friend at the summit of international finance

As IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde will be remembered in China for her friendly approach that embraced an understanding of Beijing’s financial reforms and good personal relations with Chinese leaders. Photo: AFP As IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde will be remembered in China for her friendly approach that embraced an understanding of Beijing’s financial reforms and good personal relations with Chinese leaders. Photo: AFP
As IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde will be remembered in China for her friendly approach that embraced an understanding of Beijing’s financial reforms and good personal relations with Chinese leaders. Photo: AFP
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