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IMF NATURE AND GLOBAL ECONOMY

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International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde and famed Naturalist and Broadcaster David Attenborough are drawing links between the natural world and the global economy and calling for action to avert the worst impacts of climate change, plastics pollution and mass extinctions. In an event at the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, Lagarde asked Attenborough about the environment and how the economy is connected to it. “You are in charge of global nature. Let’s just assume for a second. And I’m in charge of the global economy, just for a second. What’s the connection between us,” asked…

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IMF MNUCHIN

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the International Monetary Fund and World Bank are important partners in addressing global economic issues. “I think that the IMF and World Bank are both very important institutions. As important today as they’ve ever been,” Mnuchin said during a forum to commemorate 75 years since Bretton Woods.  Mnuchin added that he’s had “a very productive relationship” with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde. Mnuchin said adequate funding for the Fund is a top priority. “The first issue we have to reach an agreement on is the size of the balance sheet and the resources. And…

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