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OECD Economic Outlook – Nov 2017

The OECD has just published its latest Economic Outlook. According to the report, the world economy has strengthened, with monetary and fiscal stimulus underpinning a broad-based and synchronised improvement in growth rates across most countries. Annual growth of the world economy is projected to improve slightly in 2018, but remains below the pre-crisis period and …
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OECD Global Economic Outlook 2017

The OECD has just published the “Global Economic Outlook 2017.” According to the report, the global economy is expected to pick up moderately but greater efforts are needed to ensure that the benefits from growth and globalisation are more widely shared. Stronger business and consumer confidence, rising industrial production and recovering employment and trade flows …
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OECD Global Economic Outlook 2016

The OECD has just published the “Global Economic Outlook 2016.”According to the report, the global economy is stuck in a low-growth trap that will require more coordinated and comprehensive use of fiscal, monetary and structural policies to move to a higher growth path and ensure that promises are kept to both young and old. Weak …
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African Economic Outlook 2016

The African Development Bank jointly with the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme has published the “African Economic Outlook 2016: Sustainable Cities and Structural Transformation.” The report presents the continent’s current state of affairs and forecasts its situation for the coming two years. The 2016 report examines Africa’s performance in crucial areas: …
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World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2016

The ILO has just published the report “World Employment and Outlook: Trends 2016.” According to the study, the global economy is showing new signs of weakness pushing unemployment to over 197 million in 2015 and making existing jobs increasingly vulnerable. The outlook is for unemployment to increase by a further 3.4 million over the next …
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Global Economic Prospects – January 2016

The World Bank has just published the report, “Global Economic Prospects: spillovers amid weak growth.” According to the study, weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on global growth in 2016, but economic activity should still pick up modestly to a 2.9 percent pace, from 2.4 percent growth in 2015, as advanced economics gain speed. …
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Latin American Economic Outlook 2016

The OECD jointly with ECLAC and CAF has published the “Latin American Economic Outlook 2016: Towards a new partnership with China.” This year’s edition analyses in depth the economic linkages between China’s current and future transformation and Latin America’s development model. It proposes a forward-looking framework to discuss trends in this relationship, in the context …
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African Economic Outlook 2015

The OECD Development Centre, jointly with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has just published the “African Economic Outlook 2015.” According to the report, with Africa’s population set to double by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people’s living …
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Business Risks in 2013

The UK insurance giant Lloyd’s of London has just released the Risk Index 2013, its annual report of risks facing global business. According to the Index, the biggest risk businesses face is high taxation, followed by loss of clients/cancellation of orders, cyber-threats, commodity prices and excessively strict regulation. To view the full report, click here.

OECD Economic Outlook 2013

The OECD has just published the Economic Outlook 2013. According to the report the global economy is moving forward, but divergence between countries and regions reflects the uneven progress made toward recovery from the economic crisis. Historically high unemployment remains the most serious challenge facing governments. World real gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to …
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