World Bank President David Malpass Virtual News Conference

At a virtual press conference, World Bank President David Malpass said the coronavirus pandemic was causing economic harm and to expect “a deep global… read more

At a virtual press conference, World Bank President David Malpass said the coronavirus pandemic was causing economic harm and to expect “a deep global recession.” He added that the recession would be a much deeper downturn than the Great Recession. He also announced that the World Bank was committing up to $160 billion over the next 15 months to help countries respond to the pandemic. Other questions focused on financial transparency, work-from-home challenges in developing countries, the pandemic’s impact on tourism, and coordination with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). close

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World Bank President David Malpass Virtual News Conference

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Program ID:
471280-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 17, 2020 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Apr 20, 2020 | 4:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 17, 2020 | 4:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 2020 | 2:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 20, 2020 | 4:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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