HIGHLIGHTS-IMF, World Bank 2014 spring meetings in Washington on Friday

Fri Apr 11, 2014 7:49pm EDT
 
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WASHINGTON, April 11 (Reuters) - The following are highlights of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on Friday in Washington, where finance ministers, central bankers and other top officials are gathering.

U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY JACK LEW

ON UKRAINE:

"There is broad and strong unity within the G7 on increasing sanctions and costs in response to escalating action from Russia."

"In a discussion that went on for quite a long time in the room, there was no dissent in the room that it was essential that there be unity in taking action if necessary."

CHILEAN CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR RODRIGO VERGARA:

ON THE GLOBAL ECONOMY:   Continued...