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Christine Lagarde
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Also follow .
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Christine Lagarde 18h
I enjoyed a wide-ranging conversation on the global economy, trade, populism, gender equality and the role of the IMF with on radio
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Christine Lagarde 23h
I was pleased to welcome Austrian Chancellor to the IMF today. We had a good discussion on the economic outlook for Austria, and the European economy more broadly. I also extended my gratitude to Austria for its support of our efforts.
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Christine Lagarde Feb 16
Thank you to for a warm and personal conversation about how to empower girls and women around the world, a topic I care deeply about.
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Christine Lagarde Feb 16
Excellent discussion with and on the importance of empowering women. More than 160 countries still have legal barriers that prevent women from participating fully in the economy. Cultural change must accompany economic, legal reforms.
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Christine Lagarde Feb 16
I had an invigorating discussion with a group of young leaders from around the world . Their commitment to finding constructive and collaborative solutions to global challenges gives me hope.
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Christine Lagarde Feb 15
Countries should act in good faith to define under what rules, what mechanisms the global trade system should operate, and take determined action to play by the rules.
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Christine Lagarde Feb 15
New restrictions on global trade affected $480 billion in annual trade in 2018 and a further escalation of trade tensions could reduce global GDP by 0.4 percent through confidence and market effects.
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IMFLive Feb 14
.: Europe is once again facing a defining moment. Restarting economic convergence and ensuring the fruits of economic growth are shared broadly across the EU can help restore faith in the European project.
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Christine Lagarde Feb 14
I enjoyed listening to the ideas presented by on improving how Europe works, and look forward to a further fruitful exchange of ideas.
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Christine Lagarde Feb 10
What an inspiring visit to —an entirely emissions-free city.
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Christine Lagarde Feb 10
. and I met today in Dubai to discuss ’s economic prospects in the context of a possible IMF-supported program. Protecting the poor and strengthening governance are key priorities to improve people’s living standards.
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Christine Lagarde Feb 7
I very much welcome the launch of The Women’s Global Economic Empowerment Initiative , which will help to advance this critically important agenda
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Christine Lagarde Feb 4
Wishing everyone a happy Lunar New Year!
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Christine Lagarde Feb 2
I wish every success and best of luck to my friend Kristalina as interim President of the World Bank. She has my full support.
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Christine Lagarde Jan 26
After all the discussions at on the challenges facing the global economy, now it’s time for action. The IMF will play its part in serving our 189 member countries.
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Christine Lagarde Jan 25
I’m optimistic about the future because of youth around the world like , who came to with a vital message on action. Young people: keep pushing us to do the right thing!
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Christine Lagarde Jan 24
I was pleased to be among those honored at Forbes’ Most Powerful Women event at . Joining hands and working together is empowering.
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Christine Lagarde Jan 24
The financial sector needs more women in senior positions; diversity precipitates productivity.
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Christine Lagarde Jan 24
I was pleased, as always, to catch up with my friend and leader at
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Christine Lagarde Jan 24
Fue un placer reunirme con el ministro de Finanzas de , , y el presidente del Banco Central, . y yo reiteramos el firme apoyo del FMI a la Argentina y al plan de reforma económica de las autoridades.
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