Peru’s Minister joins World Bank and IMF meetings
Alfredo Thorne, the Peruvian Minister of Finance and Economy is participating in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WB) meetings in Washington D.C. The event started today and will continue until April 23. The four-day event will gather bankers, ministers, business people from the private sector and academics related to the field.
The WB and IMF meetings will gather 188 member countries to discuss issues of global concern. During the meetings, special attention will be given to the new challenges facing the global economy.
Thorne said to Andina that this year, both organizations will address topics regarding the Peruvian economy, its growth, and challenges. Additionally, financing for development projects will be analyzed. This meeting presents a great opportunity to attract private investment in Peru.
During Thorne’s visit to Washington, he is scheduled to meet with the President of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim and IMF Managing-Director Christine Lagarde.