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IMF’s Christine Lagarde briefs the media on global economy

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde addresses the media on various issues, like inclusive growth, she says their priority for IMF is to maintain the growth momentum, using fiscal monetary tools, that will be tailored to each countries policies and needs. Making benefit systems more equitable, minimum wages ( raising them if they are too low) stepping up relocation and housing support for labour purposes, she mentioned various things like stronger cooperation with all member countries, the clamping down on tax avoidance, watching and revisiting trade laws and most importantly affecting and realising the millennium development goals by ensuring that countries have to guard against their self-inflicted wounds. On China she said they’ve seen great numbers, so they’ll be looking at ways to support trade and grow it wher neccessary.

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