Coronavirus poses risks to global economy’s fragile recovery: IMF

The coronavirus epidemic has already disrupted economic growth in China, and a further spread to other countries could derail a “highly fragile” projected recovery in the global economy in 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Wednesday.

In a note for G20 finance ministers and central bankers, the global lender mapped out many risks facing the worldwide economy, including the disease and a renewed spike in United States-China trade tensions, as well as climate-related disasters.

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