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IMF Chief Warns of ‘Digital Berlin Wall’ That Would Hurt Growth

  • U.S., EU, China all adopting different technology standards
  • A balkanized digital economy could knock global GDP by 6%
Kristalina Georgieva

Kristalina Georgieva

Photographer: Daniel Leal/AFP/Getty Images

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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva urged policy makers to avoid the balkanization of the digital economy or risk as much as a 6% hit to global economic output over the next decade.