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 Secretary Lew Discusses the State of the Global Economy

By: Anthony Reyes
4/18/2013

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Yesterday, Secretary Lew visited Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies to deliver remarks and participate in a discussion on the state of the global economy. Previewing his participation in the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and G-20 spring meetings in Washington this week, Secretary Lew spoke about the challenges facing the international community in strengthening the global financial system and ensuring growth and opportunity in all nations.

Secretary Lew took questions from the Wall Street Journal’s David Wessel and later opened up the discussion to answer students’ questions on the pressing economic matters of the day. The discussion covered the President’s economic priorities outlined in the FY 2014 Budget as well the Treasury Department’s continued engagement with our partners around the world.

Read the text of Secretary Lew’s remarks here and watch the video of the entire event here. 

Stay tuned to our Twitter @USTreasury for the latest news from Secretary Lew’s meetings with the international community this week.​ 


Anthony Reyes is the New Media Specialist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Posted in:  International Affairs
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