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Kuehne+Nagel analysts eye clear sign of a slowdown in growth

Did global growth peak in the summer 2018, more specifically in July? Analysts at Kuehne+Nagel's LogIndex say that numbers for August show that "the picture has changed completely since July." A trend that could mark a shift after a long and uninterrupted recovery.

Some economists have been saying it for a while now. Namely, that the solid growth in global economy is peaking and that the 3.8 percent that have been the norm this year could be petering out.

But still, it is as if other, major institutions such as the IMF have maintained that the strong growth rate would last all the way into 2019 and would bolster global trade even further.

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