Press Briefing | Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa

IMF published this video item, entitled “Press Briefing | Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa” – below is their description.

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, what is the outlook for sub-Saharan Africa? How does the recovery compare to the rest of the world? How will access to vaccinations affect the region’s prospects?

Aemro Selassie, Director of the IMF’s African Department, holds a briefing on the region’s latest outlook and our recommendations for policymakers. #IMFAfrica

Read/Download: IMF.org/AfricaREO-apr21

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