National Press Club

NPC Luncheon with Christine Lagarde

January 15, 2014

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Run time: 60 minutes

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde talked about world's economy at a Jan. 15 National Press Club luncheon in her first press appearance in 2014. Lagarde spoke immediately after returning from a trip to Africa.

As the leader of the IMF, Lagarde has a in hand economic research of the organization's 188 member countries. She discussed the prospects for US and global economic growth, recovery in the European Union, and the IMF's mission to support low-income countries by increasing the availability of credit.