Many countries may need debt restructuring after Covid-19 fallout: IMF

Many countries may need debt restructuring in the aftermath of the global coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout, the International Monetary Fund's chief economist said on Tuesday.

  Gita Gopinath told an online event hosted by the University of Oxford that there was no debt crisis at the moment, but there would be a "much more persistent need for debt relief for the poorer nations of this world" given the pandemic.   Given that about 40% of low-income countries were already in debt distress or at.....

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