Christine Lagarde Archive
Speech by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Atlantic Council, Washington, DC, February 8, 2017 February 8, 2017 Good morning. Thank you for the kind introduction, Mona. And thank you to Fred Kempe, Andrea Montanino, and the Atlantic Council for giving me the opportunity to talk about the importance of transparency in the work
Opening Remarks by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Seventeenth Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference November 3, 2016 Good morning. I am delighted to welcome you to the IMF’s 17th Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference. Introduction Our annual event is by now one of the most important forums for macroeconomic researchers and policy makers
By Christine Lagarde 2016 IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings Plenary, Washington, DC October 7, 2016 Let me express our concern and convey our warm thoughts and condolences to all those who are currently affected by Hurricane Matthew, who are suffering and struggling to escape the disaster caused by yet another weather catastrophe. We all feel the
October 3, 2016 IMF interest rates on concessional lending will continue to be set at zero for as long as and whenever global interest rates are low Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), welcomed the decision taken today by the IMF Executive Board to set interest rates to zero for
Sylvia Ostry Lecture, Toronto,September 13, 2016 Good morning. Thank you for your kind introduction, John, and thank you, Bill Robson and the C.D. Howe Institute, for your invitation and for hosting this wonderful event today. I am grateful for the opportunity to deliver a lecture in honor of Sylvia Ostry, the great Canadian economist and
July 24, 2016 Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today at the conclusion of the Group of 20 (G20) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Chengdu, China: “We met at a time of political uncertainty from the Brexit vote, and continued financial market volatility.
Paris, July 1, 2016 I want to thank the Secretariat for hosting this important celebration, which is a celebration both of six decades of very successful collective action among official creditors and of Korea’s accession as a new member to the Paris Club. The venue – the Centre de Conferences Pierre Mendes – is appropriately
The Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) was created after receiving overwhelming support at the 2014 UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit in New York, and was officially launched at COP21 in Paris Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition’s vision is to cover 25% of global GHG emissions by explicit carbon prices by 2020 and to double that again
Beijing, March 20, 2016 As Prepared For Delivery Your Excellence, Vice Premier Zhang Goali, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen; good morning! Zao Shang Hao! 早上好！ I always find it such a great pleasure to come back to Beijing in the Springtime–and in the company of such an esteemed audience. I would like to thank Mr.
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Abu Dhabi, February 22, 2016 As prepared for delivery Good morning—Sabah Al-Khair Ministers and Governors—thank you for honoring us with your presence. It is a great pleasure to speak before such a distinguished audience. Dear Minister Al-Tayer: Thank you for your generous hospitality and the gracious introduction, and