Ayhan Kose, director of the World Bank’s Prospects Group, discusses how the war in Ukraine has compounded the damage left by the COVID-19 pandemic and magnified the slowdown in the global economy. The risk of stagflation is increasing with potentially harmful consequences for middle and low-income economies alike. Learn more from the latest edition of the Global Economic Prospects report, which projects that global growth will slump from 5.7 percent in 2021 to 2.9 percent in 2022.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2nd annual Global Forum on May 10 and 11, 2022. The forum focused on how government and business leaders can address global challenges
Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of international affairs for the U.S. Chamber, set the stage for the day’s programming. He summarized three major issues affecting the interconnected global economy, as well as some significant opportunities American businesses have to impact the global economy.
World Trade Organization (WTO) members and stakeholders from every part of the supply chain shared perspectives on the underlying causes and trajectory of continued supply chain disruptions. They also discussed the resources, interventions and innovations needed to ease crippling disruptions, logjams and price hikes.
The World Ahead 2022 is The Economist’s outlook for 2002. The magazine’s correspondents and outside experts consider the new reality that is emerging in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, and ask what it means for politics, economics, business, science and culture.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the prospect of increasingly frequent and more intense natural and man-made disasters raise important questions about the resilience of the global economy to such shocks. The World Trade Report 2021 (WTR21) explores the role of trade, trade policy and international cooperation in building and supporting economic resilience. Please join us on Tuesday 16 November at the online launch of the WTR21, where the WTO Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will introduce the publication followed by the presentation of the main findings of the report by the coordinators of the WTR21. They will be joined by expert panelists for a discussion moderated by Robert Koopman, WTO Chief Economist.