The IMF warned of the risks to the global economy due to the omicron strain

IMF Head Georgieva: omicron strain could slow the pace of global economic recovery due to the spread of the omicron strain of the coronavirus. As stated by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, for this reason, the pace of recovery could slow down, reports Reuters.

reduction of our October forecasts of global growth, “- said the head of the fund.

Earlier, the head of the US Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Loretta Mester said that the emergence of the omicron strain of coronavirus could threaten the US economy and provoke a sharp rise in prices in the country … According to her, the new strain of coronavirus, in addition to a sharp increase in inflation, may worsen the situation with the shortage of workers and create additional pressure on global supply chains.