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  • May 6, 2020

    Global economic growth to take a severe hit in 2020

    The global economy will take a severe hit this year as the coronavirus pandemic has brought economic activity to a screeching halt across large swatches of the globe, including in Asia, Europe, and the United States. Uncertainty over the outlook is elevated, given the constant evolution of the pandemic and lack of clarity regarding when widespread lockdowns will be lifted.

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  • May 21, 2020

    The fast-spreading Covid-19 pandemic is set to push the region into its deepest recession in modern history this year

    ThThe outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic will usher in one of the worst contractions in history for the region this year. Prospects are dire amid the paralysis in domestic activity; collapse in prices for export commodities; massive job losses; pullback in remittances; rising debt vulnerabilities; and limited scope by governments to adequately respond to the crisis.

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  • May 21, 2020

    Growth is seen ebbing slightly  this year as weaker momentum in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico seems set to outweigh faster growth in Costa Rica and Panama. Downside risks stem from a potential faster-than-expected U.S. slowdown; social tensions in countries such as Haiti, Honduras and Nicaragua ; and a vulnerability to natural disasters.

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  • May 29, 2020

    The economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to be severe

    The economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic will be severe. Domestic containment measures will hammer consumption even though they are being rolled back in many countries, while lower external demand will affect exports and tourism. Downside risks include a possible second wave of cases as lockdowns are lifted, and prolonged weak external demand.

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  • May 28, 2020

    East Asia economic growth is expected to slow significantly in 2020

    Economic growth is expected to slow significantly in 2020 , as the Covid-19 crisis restricts activity and hits export prospects. A key downside risk is a second wave  of coronavirus cases, leading to prolonged lockdown measures  . Troubled trade relations between the U.S. and China, coupled with political uncertainty in Hong Kong, represent additional risk factors

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  • May 6, 2020

    Eurozone economic outlooks darkens considerably

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  • April 8, 2020

    Central & Eastern Europe growth to lose traction in 2020

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  • April 8, 2020

    The economic outlook for the region has darkened dramatically due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which will hammer tourism, trade and private consumption. Contractions in Turkey, Romania, Greece, Bulgaria, Croatia and Serbia are expected to plunge the regional economy into recession this year. Fiscal space to respond to developments varies greatly across the region.

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  • April 8, 2020

    Economic activity  worsened drastically in March

    The outlook worsened drastically in March, as the Covid-19 pandemic is seen dampening both domestic and external demand, and pushing the regional economy into recession in 2020. The Russian economy is set to be the hardest hit, amid crashing oil prices and widespread lockdowns. Dwindling remittances from Russia are likely to hurt the region’s smaller economies in turn.

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  • April 8, 2020

    Regional economic activity will be depressed this year. Measures to contain the Covid-19 outbreak will weigh heavily on domestic activity, while external demand will be limp. However, higher oil output following the collapse of OPEC+ talks in early March will support the energy sector. Widespread geopolitical tensions, social unrest and weak health systems pose downside risks.

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  • May 28, 2020

    Growth is expected to deteriorate in 2020

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