Medvedev: Coronavirus can cause the fall of the world economy by 5%

In the case of the second wave of coronavirus downturn in the world economy may exceed 5%. This was stated by the Chairman of the security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev in interview to “Komsomolskaya Pravda”.

Answering the question of what would happen if the second wave of the spread of coronavirus, Medvedev said that “while the downturn in the world economy may no longer be 5% and above.”

“And the fall of our economy will also be more,” he said.

Earlier, the international monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its April forecast for global GDP is expected to fall by 4.9% this year, but will rise 5.4% next.

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