The Interview

IMF chief: 'It’s the first time in a decade that we have such a strong recovery'

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), spoke to FRANCE 24 during the annual meetings of her institution and the World Bank in Washington. She discussed the IMF's rosy outlook for the world economy - although sub-Saharan Africa and some emerging countries are less likely to benefit - along with the Fund's optimistic forecasts for world growth.