Global growth forecast

World Bank keeps 2017 global growth forecast at 2.7%

World Bank keeps 2017 global growth forecast at 2.7%

World Bank on Sunday maintained its forecast for global growth in 2017 and 2018 unchanged at 2.7 percent and 2.9 percent, respectively, as manufacturing and trade are picking up and confidence is improving.


Jun 05, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
Brexit has little impact on Asia: World Bank

Brexit has little impact on Asia: World Bank

Britain`s shock decision to leave the European Union will not be as damaging to developing Asia`s economies as feared, the World Bank said Wednesday as it increased its growth forecast for the region this year.

Oct 05, 2016, 15:51 PM IST
Worried IMF cuts world growth forecast to 3.2%, warns over Brexit

Worried IMF cuts world growth forecast to 3.2%, warns over Brexit

The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that the global economy faces wide-ranging threats from weak growth and rising protectionism, warning of possible "severe" damage should Britain quit the European Union.

Apr 12, 2016, 20:57 PM IST

IMF forecasts for global growth

The International Monetary Fund sees global growth at a tepid 3.5 percent this year, unchanged from its January forecast, but expects a greater contribution from the rebounding economies of Europe and Japan while emerging market economies sag.

Apr 14, 2015, 19:12 PM IST

India a bright spot on cloudy global horizon: Christine Lagarde

She reiterate global growth forecast of 3.5 percent in 2015 and 3.7 percent in 2016. She also said that asynchronous policy shifts may lead to excessive volatility.

Mar 16, 2015, 13:01 PM IST

IMF lowers 2014 global growth forecast to 3.4%

The IMF projected global growth of 3.4 percent for this year, down from its April estimate of 3.7 percent.

Jul 24, 2014, 21:04 PM IST

IMF cuts global growth forecast, warns of prolonged stupor

The International Monetary Fund trimmed its forecasts for global output on Tuesday for the sixth time since early last year, saying stronger growth in most advanced economies would fail to make up for a more sluggish expansion in the developing world.

Oct 08, 2013, 21:27 PM IST

IMF to cut global growth forecast: Lagarde

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde expressed concern on Friday at a deterioration in the global economy, saying the outlook has become more worrying as developed and big emerging nations show signs of slowing down.

Jul 06, 2012, 15:14 PM IST

IMF cuts 2011 global growth forecast to 4.0%: Reports

The International Monetary Fund has cut its forecast for global growth to 4.0 percent in 2011, down from a previous expectation of 4.2 percent, Italian news agency ANSA reported on Wednesday based on draft reports.

Sep 07, 2011, 22:16 PM IST

IMF may revise 2010 global growth forecast upwards

The International Monetary Fund will increase its forecast for global growth next year in the next few days to account for a faster recovery in major economies, its deputy director said on Monday.

Sep 29, 2009, 10:44 AM IST