Strengthening economic institutions for a resilient recovery

By guest author Antoinetdte Sayeh from IMF Exceptional times call for exceptional action. In response to COVID-19, the IMF has moved with unprecedented speed and magnitude of financial assistance to help countries protect lives and livelihoods. Economic stabilization and a sustainable recovery, however, will require more than financial assistance. For recovery to be sustainable, policymakers … More Strengthening economic institutions for a resilient recovery

IMF Managing Director’s Opening Remarks From Great Lockdown to Great Transformation U.S. Chamber of Commerce, June 9, 2020

It is wonderful to have the chance to talk to your global audience, because we know U.S. companies play a huge role all over the world. The IMF and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have been partners for decades, and we are united in our support for the simple concept that private sector-led growth improves … More IMF Managing Director’s Opening Remarks From Great Lockdown to Great Transformation U.S. Chamber of Commerce, June 9, 2020

AATCC Guidance for Making a Better Face Covering

Face coverings are now required or recommended in many areas. But quality and performance vary widely. And there is little guidance for manufacturing or selecting face coverings for general use. In response to this situation, an ad-hoc group of industry stakeholders convened to provide some much-needed guidance. This guidance is entirely voluntary and for non-medical … More AATCC Guidance for Making a Better Face Covering