The Heat: Economic impact of COVID-19

The Heat

Donald Trump’s new task force is devoted to getting businesses up and running again in the United States. And that’s not going down well with a number of governors who say the U.S. president doesn’t have the authority to force states to reopen. All this as the IMF warns the world is facing the worst recession since the 1930s. CGTN’S Yin Yue caught up with Gita Gopinath, the IMF’s Chief Economist, who had a rather grim outlook for the world economy.

To discuss:

  • CGTN’s White House Correspondent Nathan King.
  • Einar Tangen is a political and economic affairs commentator.
  • Anthony Chan was a former chief economist at JPMorgan Chase & Company.

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