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2023 Annual Meetings Opening Press Conference

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World Bank President Ajay Banga addressed the press during the World Bank and International Monetary Fund 2023 Annual Meetings. He offered opening remarks and then took questions from international media covering the Meetings. World Bank Chief Economist Indermit Gill also participated.

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00:00 Remarks by World Bank President Ajay Banga

16:12 Q&A | Optimizing the impact of the finance aid to Africa

21:29 Q&A | Strengthening the lending capacity of the World Bank

25:12 Q&A | Impact of the international scenario in the Latin American markets

30:49 Q&A | Debt burden and Sustainable Development Goals

34:30 Q&A | China and the World Bank

36:58 Q&A | Progressing on human capital and reducing unemployment

40:57 Closure