The Washington-based International Monetary Fund labelled the outbreak a “human tragedy” that is disrupting economic activity in China, halting production and limiting mobility around affected regions. Photo: Xinhua The Washington-based International Monetary Fund labelled the outbreak a “human tragedy” that is disrupting economic activity in China, halting production and limiting mobility around affected regions. Photo: Xinhua
The Washington-based International Monetary Fund labelled the outbreak a “human tragedy” that is disrupting economic activity in China, halting production and limiting mobility around affected regions. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus is a ‘human tragedy’ that poses sharp risks to global economic recovery, IMF says

  • China’s outlook in the near term will largely depend on a successful containment of the virus, says the ‘G20 Surveillance Note’ from the International Monetary Fund
  • And while global growth appears to be bottoming out, the projected recovery – an increase from 2.9 per cent in 2019 to 3.3 per cent – is seen as fragile and shallow

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Washington-based International Monetary Fund labelled the outbreak a “human tragedy” that is disrupting economic activity in China, halting production and limiting mobility around affected regions. Photo: Xinhua The Washington-based International Monetary Fund labelled the outbreak a “human tragedy” that is disrupting economic activity in China, halting production and limiting mobility around affected regions. Photo: Xinhua
The Washington-based International Monetary Fund labelled the outbreak a “human tragedy” that is disrupting economic activity in China, halting production and limiting mobility around affected regions. Photo: Xinhua
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