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WTO lowers its global growth forecast significantly

The WTO has once again lowered its expectations for global growth. Next week the IMF will present its projections, which the IMF head indicates will also be lower. New customs tariffs between the US and China as well as uncertainty surrounding Brexit are key factors.

IMF director sees worsened economic outlook

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has sounded the alarm for the well-being of the global economy. International growth has plateaued, she says.

IMF warns of trade war and expensive financial markets

Although risks are emerging due to a trade war, political unrest in the EU and inflated financial markets, the global recovery has not yet lost its momentum, says the International Monetary Fund in an update to its April forecast.

IMF scales up growth projections in 2017

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is dialing up growth expectations for the global economy in 2017, according to the latest report which has just been released. See the report here.

IMF expects weak global growth for two years

In a revised forecast, the International Monetary Fund expects that global growth in 2017 will increase to 3.4 percent and 3.8 percent the year after. President Trump is a wild card in terms of the growth estimate.

IMF skærer i vækstskønnet for 2017

Den internationale valutafond skærer sine forventninger til væksten i den globale økonomi. Særligt skønnet for Storbritannien bliver skåret kraftigt efter, at briterne har besluttet sig for at melde sig ud EU.

WTO skærer toppen af optimismen for 2015

Verdenshandelsorganisationen, WTO, skruer ned for forventningerne til væksten i den globale handel. "Den økonomiske vækst er stadig skrøbelig," lyder forklaringen.

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