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Fragile and conflict-affected economies are falling further behind

IMF research shows public debt in fragile states rose by 17 percentage points to 78% of GDP in 2020. Image: UNSPLASH/ Levi Meir Clancy

Franck Bousquet

Deputy Director, IMF

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