Chile's economy has been projected to grow 11%, way above the average of 6.3% foreseen for Latin America throughout 2021 by the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Global Economic Outlook released Tuesday.
By Atish Rex Ghosh (*) - History is a confluence of underlying forces and specific triggering events. Think of the start of World War I: economic, imperial, and nationalistic tensions that had simmered for years exploded into open conflict when Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s motorcade took a wrong turn, putting him in the path of an assassin’s bullet.
China's economic output is forecast to account for more than 17% of the world's economy in the coronavirus-plagued 2020. As the sole economy recording positive GDP growth last year, China will ramp up efforts and strive to achieve higher quality, more efficient, sustainable and safer development in 2021, a senior government official revealed in Beijing.
Global gross domestic product (GDP) will grow at 5.6% this year if vaccination rollout is fast and effective enough across the world, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said Tuesday in its Interim Economic Outlook.
The global economy is set to lose over US$ 22 trillion between 2020 and 2025, due to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday. The economy will likely see a strong rebound this year, but the pandemic is causing severe damage said IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath.
The election of Joe Biden as US president gives the International Monetary Fund (IMF) a chance to reset its relationship with its largest shareholder and make green initiatives a bigger part of its global economic recovery plan.
Brazil's state-run oil giant Petrobras announced on Wednesday it reduced its losses in the third quarter of the year, the company's third negative result in a row due to the global economic meltdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The technology companies that are reaping gains as a result of increased reliance on online systems during coronavirus quarantines and lockdowns should work to increase access to the digital economy for all, the head of the IMF said on Friday.
The coronavirus pandemic has driven the global economy into a downturn that will require massive funding to help developing nations, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday.
By Kristina Georgieva (*) – While quarantining and social distancing is the right prescription to combat COVID-19’s public health impact, the exact opposite is needed when it comes to securing the global economy.