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IMF published this video item, entitled “Regional Economic Outlook Update: Middle East and Central Asia” – below is their description.
How have COVID-19 and containment measures affected economies in the Middle East and Central Asia? Jihad Azour, Director of the IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia Department will present the updated Regional Economic Outlook for the region on Monday, July 13 at 7:00AM ET (3:00PM GST). Watch live here and download the report: http://ow.ly/ENE450Au55Y Click “Get Reminder” to be notified when the event starts.IMF YouTube Channel
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