IMF to revise figures on worsening outlook: DSK

The economic crisis is deepening and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will lower its growth estimates as a result, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the managing director at the Fund, has said.

Strauss-Kahn told the BBC, Britain's state broadcaster, in an interview shown on Wednesday that the economic outlook had worsened in recent months - a trend that would be reflected in figures released by the IMF on 29 January.

"Two-thousand-and-nine will not be a good year for the world economy, even if we