Major Themes of the Annual Meeting in Bali

The IMF and World Bank Group had their Annual Meeting in Bali in mid-October amid a growing global sentiment of uncertainty and unease. Just a week before, the IMF lowered its global growth forecast to reflect the impact of impending trade wars, this just after the Fund had finally been able to paint a more positive picture after the dismal outlook over the period 2010-2017. But this pessimism was not the dominant sentiment in Bali, however.

Danny Leipziger

Publication Year:
October 2018

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