IMF’s Georgieva says most worried about crisis impact on developing countries

FILE PHOTO: IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks at the Global Women's Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Christopher Pike/File Photo

Developing countries may be the hardest hit economically by the fallout from the spread of the new coronavirus, IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva said on Monday.

“The countries that are now worst hit by the pandemic are not necessarily the ones that will be worst hit economically. I am most worried about the developing and emerging countries,” she told a videoconference press briefing for the Bulgarian media.

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