IMF Hails Global Momentum as It Warns Against Protectionism

The Wall Street Journal, Apr 12, 2017
by Ian Talley

Global economic growth is accelerating, the head of the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday, but rising protectionism risks steering the global economy back onto rocky terrain.

The warning from IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, a nod to the Trump administration’s threats to levy new tariffs against trade partners, comes against a backdrop of a strengthening U.S. economy and a rebound in emerging markets. Please click here to continue reading this article.