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Just Released: World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)

WESP 2017 — Economic recovery continues

These are the main points from the newest report, World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2017, released on 17 January 2017.

The report features global and regional economic forecasts for 2017 and 2018, as well as risks and uncertainties in the near term. It also provides detailed analysis on international trade and international finance. The report is produced at the beginning of each year by UN DESA, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the five UN regional commissions and the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

Access the complete report here: http://bit.ly/WESP

DESA Report: World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014

The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014 reports that the global economy is improving but remains vulnerable to new and old headwinds. Global economic growth is forecast to accelerate from a sluggish 2.1 per cent in 2013 to 3.0 per cent in 2014 and 3.3 per cent in 2015. The report warns of the risks associated with the upcoming unwinding of quantitative easing programs in major developed economies.

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World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014

Global economic growth should increase over the next two years with continuing signs of improvement, according to the United Nations Report World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014.

The global economy is expected to grow at a pace of 3.0 per cent in 2014 and 3.3 per cent in 2015, compared with an estimated growth of 2.1 per cent for 2013. Continue reading