IMF raises concerns over UK economy Sept. 27, 2022

from World Business Report· ·

The BBC'S New York correspondent, Michelle Fleury explains the IMF's concerns about the new fiscal measures adopted by the UK. Mark Sobel, a former US treasury official who is now chair of OMFIF a think tank, highlights the importance of sterling to the global economy. Polish Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki has reacted to the gas leaks from Russian-controlled pipelines, describing the damage as an act of sabotage. But the US Secretary of state, Anthony Blinken, takes a more cautious approach. The leader of the opposition party in the UK, Sir Keir Starmer, has announced a new Labour policy for tackling …



The BBC'S New York correspondent, Michelle Fleury explains the IMF's concerns about the new fiscal measures adopted by the UK. Mark Sobel, a former US treasury official who is now chair of OMFIF a think tank, highlights the importance of sterling to the global economy. Polish Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki has reacted to the gas leaks from Russian-controlled pipelines, describing the damage as an act of sabotage. But the US Secretary of state, Anthony Blinken, takes a more cautious approach. The leader of the opposition party in the UK, Sir Keir Starmer, has announced a new Labour policy for tackling climate change - setting up a state-owned energy company - called Great British Energy. We speak to Jacob Schlandt, a journalist based in Germany about the effects of the leak on the markets. As Florida braces for Hurricane Ian, Cathy Perkins, the Director of Pinellas County Emergency Management talks to us about the situation. Food delivery drivers in Brazil are facing hard times trying to save a mere 3 dollars extra a day on fuel. BBC journalist, Agustina Latourrette speaks to some of them. Paris Fashion Week is back in the French capital with a bang. The BBC's Bisi Adebayo caught up with Lucy Maguire, a reporter for Vogue Business who's at the show in Paris.