Tag Archives: Recovery

IMF World Economic Outlook – April 2019 Update

The IMF has recently released the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery.” After strong growth in 2017 and early 2018, global economic activity slowed notably in the second half of last year, reflecting a confluence of factors affecting major economies. China’s growth declined following a combination of needed regulatory tightening to rein …
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Industries in 2014

Having polled 647 business executives worldwide, this annual report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is announcing better prospects in the coming months for the six key industries (Automotive, Consumer Goods and Retail, Energy, Financial Services, Healthcare and Telecommunications). The findings of the survey point to an imminent recovery in the developed countries, driven by the resurgence of …
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Asia and the Pacific – Economic and Social Survey 2010

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has just launched the 2010 Asia and the Pacific Economic and Social Survey, entitled “Sustaining recovery and Dynamism for Inclusive Development”. The study assesses the critical issues, policy changes and risks that the region faces in the months ahead as it leads …
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Turning Off the Stimulus Tap

As the crisis winds down, the IMF has warned in a new report, “Exiting from Crisis Intervention Policies,” that it’s time for policymakers to implement strategies for exiting from crisis-related interventions policies. The appropriate timing, pace, and mode of exiting depends on the state of the economy and the health of the financial system. However, …
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