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  • August 31, 2021

    Global economic activity is set to rebound in 2021

    The global economy will rebound this year on expansive fiscal and monetary stances and the vaccine rollout. However, fastspreading Covid-19 variants will lead to stop-start restrictions in some countries, weighing on activity. Potential vaccine-resistant strains of the virus, supply constraints and U.S.-China tensions pose downside risks.

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  • September 14, 2021

    Regional economy to recovery in 2021

    Latin America should recover part of 2020’s pandemic-induced output losses this year, thanks to easing restrictions, rebounding external demand and higher commodity prices. That said, the still-troubling Covid-19 situation and a slow vaccine rollout will limit the pace of recovery. Moreover, weak fiscal positions as well as social and political tensions cloud the outlook.

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  • September 15, 2021

    GDP forecast to expand in 2021

    The regional economy is set to return to growth this year as the impact of the pandemic fades amid the ongoing vaccine rollout and the lifting of  lockdown measures. That said, a recent rise in cases in some countries could prolong the health crisis, clouding the outlook. Moreover, weakened labor markets and income levels will weigh on household consumption.

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  • August 25, 2021

    GDP growth forecast for 2021 downgraded again

    The outlook for regional GDP growth in 2021 received its eighth successive downgrade this month, amid surging infection rates in key economies, a relatively slow vaccine rollout and delays in the much-needed recovery in tourism. Nevertheless, the region is set to recover from 2020’s sharp downturn as improving domestic and foreign demand drive an upturn in activity.

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  • August 25, 2021

    Economic outlook for 2021 brightens

    Regional GDP growth should accelerate robustly this year as external demand rebounds. Fiscal and monetary stimulus should further support the bounce-back, while less volatile U.S. foreign policy under President Biden bodes well for trade. Covid-19-related uncertainty clouds the outlook, however, amid the increase in new variants of the virus.

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  • August 31, 2021

    Euro area economy seen rebounding this year

    The economy rebounded strongly in Q2 amid the lifting of lockdown measures in the region and further afield, also supported by expansionary fiscal and monetary policy stances. The services sector and household spending likely benefited the most from the easing of restrictions, while in terms of the largest economies, Italy and Spain led the bounce-back.

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  • September 8, 2021

    GDP forecast to expand robustly in 2021

    The regional economy is set to expand at a solid pace this year amid the gradual easing of restrictions. Recovering foreign demand should support exports, while inflows of EU funding and expansionary fiscal policies are set to fuel domestic demand. However, uncertainty over new Covid-19 variants and the speed of vaccination campaigns clouds the outlook.

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  • September 8, 2021

    Economic growth in South-Eastern Europe seen picking up this year

    The regional economy is forecast to rebound strongly this year from last year’s pandemic-induced contraction. The gradual easing of domestic and foreign lockdown measures will buoy activity; however, still-sluggish labor markets and lingering uncertainty over the course of the pandemic amid new Covid-19 strains cloud the outlook.

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  • September 8, 2021

    CIS Plus GDP to rebound in 2021

    The CIS Plus economy is set to rebound in 2021, bolstered by easing pandemic-related restrictions. Rejuvenated domestic demand in heavyweight Russia should translate into healthier remittance inflows for smaller economies, while higher commodity prices bode well for the region’s exports. Geopolitical tensions and new Covid-19 strains cloud the outlook, however.

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  • September 8, 2021

    GDP forecast to expand solidly in 2021

    GDP will expand robustly this year as oil exporters are set to gain from higher average crude prices and the easing of OPEC+ cuts. Moreover, countries across the region should benefit from the vaccine rollout, looser restrictions and stronger demand abroad. However, geopolitical tensions, fragile fiscal positions and pandemic-related uncertainty pose downside risks.

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  • August 25, 2021

    Regional economy to expand in 2021

    The regional economy is forecast to return to growth this year on the back of firming domestic and external demand, amid the gradual removal of restrictions and recovering commodity prices. That said, strained public finances, social unrest and an expected rise in unemployment pose downside risks, while the Delta strain and low vaccination rates further cloud the outlook.

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