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She said the full impact of the spreading disease that has already killed more than 1,600 people would depend on how quickly it was contained.
"I advise everybody not to jump to premature conclusions. There is still a great deal of uncertainty. We operate with scenarios, not yet with projections, ask me in 10 days," Georgieva said.
The Romanian economy slowed down to 4.1 percent last year, after 4.4 percent in 2018 and 7.1 percent in 2017, show flash estimates released by the National Institute of Statistics on Friday. The GDP advance in Q4 2019 from the previous quarter was 1.5 percent, while growth in the third quarter was 0.6 percent QoQ.
Greece needs more "fiscal space in the next two years" via lower primary surplus targets in order to implement the recently elected center-right government's economic policies, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said.
"We are emphatic about this and present good arguments," he told Germany's Der Spiegel in an interview over the weekend.