The Impact of COVID-19 on Emerging Markets Economies’ Financial Conditions
Posted: 14 Oct 2020
Date Written: October 07, 2020
The emerging market economies (EMEs) – and the lower-income developing economies to an even greater extent – generally are extremely vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many EMEs have weak public health systems, poor and financially vulnerable populations, inadequate social safety nets, limited monetary and especially fiscal policy space, and high exposure to global trade and commodity prices.
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