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Countries should prioritise vaccine deliveries: IMF’s Gita Gopinath

December 16, 2021 11:59 am

🔴 The IMF chief economist’s call for vaccination comes amid the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus.

IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath calls on PM Modi

December 15, 2021 10:46 pm

The meeting comes days after the IMF announced that Gita Gopinath is being promoted as its First Deputy Managing Director.

Gita Gopinath to leave IMF, return to Harvard University in January

October 20, 2021 7:14 am

Gopinath, the IMF's first female chief economist, joined the fund in October 2018 and led new IMF analytical research on the Covid-19 pandemic and vaccination targets as well as on climate change mitigation.

Indian economy to grow at 9.5 per cent this year and 8.5 in 2022: IMF

October 12, 2021 7:07 pm

According to the latest WEO update, released ahead of the annual meeting of the IMF and the World Bank, the world is expected to grow at 5.9 per cent in 2021 and 4.9 per cent in 2022.

Evidence of normalisation of India's economic activity: IMF chief economist

April 07, 2021 2:04 pm

On Tuesday, the IMF projected an impressive 12.5 per cent growth rate for India in 2021, stronger than that of China, the only major economy to have a positive growth rate last year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

India at forefront in fighting COVID-19, stands out in terms of vaccine policy: Gita Gopinath

March 09, 2021 8:22 am

India has been playing a very important role in helping the world in the global health crisis through its vaccination policies, Gita Gopinath said.

COVID-hit global economy projected to grow at 5.5 per cent in 2021: IMF

January 26, 2021 7:22 pm

The global economy contracted by an estimated 3.5 per cent in 2020 amidst the unprecedented health crisis.

Expect ministers to attack Gita Gopinath: Chidambaram after IMF's forecast

January 22, 2020 3:07 pm

"IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath was one of the first to denounce demonetisation. I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr. Gita Gopinath," Chidambaram tweeted.

'We’re seeing weakness in investment': Gita Gopinath on Indian economy

December 21, 2019 10:33 am

There has been a “steep” slowing in private sector demand, with growth in the last couple of quarters relying “quite heavily” on the government sector, she said at the 92nd FICCI Annual Convention Friday. A “sharp” weakness in investment and consumption growth and a “big” cutback in imports have also indicated this low demand in the economy, she added.

At LSR, IMF’s chief economist points to economic slowdown

December 21, 2019 4:29 am

“People expected growth to be slow, but the most recent numbers have surprised everyone. There has been a sharp slowdown in investment and consumption growth has also dropped. So growth now is primarily driven by government spending,” she said.