Lagarde: Global corruption to be included in primary agenda of IMF

Source : 112 Ukraine

"Panamanian documents" highlighted the fight against corruption and money laundering"
13:26, 17 April 2016


The Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, said that "the Panamanian documents" highlighted the fight against corruption and money laundering, reported the RIA "Novosti".

She stated that during the final press conference "Spring meetings" of the World Bank and the IMF.

According to her words, these two global issues will be included in the primary agenda of the IMF.

Earlier Poroshenko and Lagarde discussed privatization and visa free laws in Ukraine

"This is too serious to simply make a statement… I have promised myself and the members of the Board of Directors that the introduction of safety standards against "safe havens" is one of our new challenges", - said Lagarde, noting that the new tasks of the fund will be the struggle for the preservation of local taxation systems and also the fight against corruption and money laundering.

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