IHS Global Economic Insight: Growth in world’s key economies diverge

By IHS Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh and IHS Global Insight Senior Research Director Sara Johnson April 2016 Growth rates of the world’s key economies diverge While the global economy remains stuck in low gear, the divergence in growth rates among the world’s key economies is remarkable. Some are in deep recessions (Brazil, Russia, and Venezuela). Others are on the edge (Argentina, Japan, and South Africa). Then there are those, such as France and Italy, that are growing weakly and are vulnerable to setbacks. Growth is more solid, if unexciting, in economies such as Canada, Germany, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. A few economies, such as India, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam, are bright spots. Given its size and […]

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