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  • July 27, 2022

    Global economic activity to lose pace in 2022

    Global growth will cool in 2022, bruised by soaring inflation, higher interest rates and waning fiscal stimulus measures. The outlook is volatile, with risks tilted to the downside. A potential escalation  of the Russia-Ukraine war, faster-than-expected monetary policy tightening, stop-start  Covid-19 restrictions in China, and food and energy crises are downside risks.

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  • August 10, 2022

    GDP growth will slow in 2022

    Regional growth will lose steam in 2022, on the back of much tighter monetary policy, high inflation and weaker growth abroad. However, recovering tourism flows and the fading impact of the pandemic will provide support, and high commodity prices in H1 bode well for exports. Further currency outflows and sociopolitical unrest are risks.

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  • August 10, 2022

    GDP growth will moderate in 2022

    Regional economic growth will lose steam this year, due to a tougher base effect and the impact from the Ukraine war. Higher global commodity prices are fueling inflation, eating into consumers’ pockets.  Tighter financial conditions will further weigh on activity. However, lower unemployment rates and solid remittances should offer some support to household consumption.

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  • July 20, 2022

    Outlook for 2022 remains positive

    The economy should expand at a faster pace this year than in 2021. The relaxation of Covid-19 measures coupled with accumulated savings and tighter labor markets should buttress household spending. Moreover, the tourist sector will benefit from easing border restrictions. Elevated inflation, supply disruptions and China’s renewed lockdowns cloud the outlook.

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  • July 20, 2022

    GDP growth to lose steam in 2022

    Regional growth will almost halve this year. In China (including Hong Kong), Covid-19 restrictions and the property market downturn will weigh on momentum, spilling over to affecting neighbors in the form of supply disruptions and weaker exports. Beyond China, Covid-19 flare-ups and rising interest rates and inflation could also dampen demand. A prolonged Chinese slowdown is a key risk.

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  • July 27, 2022

    Russia-Ukraine War Economic Impact - Analysis & Special Reports

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  • August 3, 2022

    Russia-Ukraine War Economic Impact - Analysis & Special Reports

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  • August 3, 2022

    Economic growth in South-Eastern Europe set to cool in 2022

    Regional economic growth is set to cool this year as the Ukraine war bites, on top of a tougher base of comparison. The war is fueling inflation, worsening supply chains and hurting sentiment. Moreover, international sanctions placed on Russia will weigh on tourism and trade. Lower unemployment rates and easing Covid-19 restrictions should offer some respite, however.

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  • August 3, 2022

    Russia-Ukraine War Economic Impact - Analysis & Special Reports

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  • August 3, 2022

    MENA GDP forecast to rise in 2022

    Regional growth is set to improve this year. Oil exporting countries will drive momentum: OPEC+ quota increases will boost their crude output, while higher hydrocarbon prices will plump their public finances. Most oil importing countries are set to   grow at weaker paces on higher imported inflation. Risks include food insecurity, extreme weather and Iran-related tensions.

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  • July 20, 2022

    GDP growth will rebound in 2022

    Regional growth should come in at a near decade high this year, barring 2021’s rebound. However, key risks remain, stemming from the fallout of the war in Ukraine. Twin deficits in some countries are widening, and  some debt-to-GDP ratios in the region are being pushed up to the highest levels in decades, placing many countries in debt distress risk.

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