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Press Briefing by Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of 2012 Article IV Consultation with United Kingdom

May 22, 2012

At a time of intensified global uncertainty, the United Kingdom’s approach to reducing debt levels to put the budget on a more sustainable footing has reinforced credibility, the IMF said as it wrapped up its annual check-up of the U.K. economy.

Categories: Press briefings | Europe

George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer of Treasury, United Kingdom
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
Ajai Chopra, Deputy Director, European Department, IMF
Olga Stankova, Senior External Relations Officer, IMF

Concluding Statement