13 Total Quotes

Ifzal Ali Quotes

In order for rapid population growth to matter, a nation must steadily create good, decent- paying jobs to benefit from it.
Ifzal Ali
#Growth

Asian governments are making significant progress in the fight against poverty.
Ifzal Ali
#Poverty

In Asia, for a long time we have been in denial about the sustainability of high oil prices. There is tremendous potential for Asia to improve efficiency.
Ifzal Ali
#Denial

The outlines of an Asian employment crisis are already taking shape. Strong economic growth alone will not solve the [region's] problem.
Ifzal Ali
#Crisis

Rapid poverty reduction requires not only high rates of economic growth but also that the benefits of this growth be distributed more equitably.
Ifzal Ali
#Growth

We are seeing a huge increase in all import bills. Some of them are beginning to feel pressure on the external balance of payments. Fiscal strains in India, Indonesia, Bangladesh are particularly huge.
Ifzal Ali
#Beginning

Despite all of this, we continue to be cautiously optimistic on developing Asia.
Ifzal Ali
#Asia

The healthy expansion is expected to continue drawing on strong internal dynamics, particularly, growth in the PRC and structural improvements in South Asia.
Ifzal Ali
#Growth

We see more affluent youth going in for consumption, which is something that's very new for this part of the world.
Ifzal Ali
#Youth

Strong economic growth alone won't solve the problem.
Ifzal Ali
#Growth

Governments have no option but to perform.
Ifzal Ali
#Government

Strengthening the inclusiveness of the growth process is a precondition to sustaining high growth rates.
Ifzal Ali
#Growth

Just look at the organized sector of the economy in a country such as India, which employs less than 10 percent of workforce, you are worrying about this when there is a multitude of people completely being bypassed.
Ifzal Ali
#Country