Strauss-Kahn stresses need for fiscal spending

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has again called on governments to increase their spending programmes in 2009.

In an interview with the BBC, Strauss-Kahn said he feared that the measures announced by the Group of 20 nations last month would not be enough.

"I'm especially concerned by the fact that our forecast, already very dark...will be even darker if not enough fiscal stimulus is implemented," he said in an interview with the BBC's Rad

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