IMF says complex forces weigh on global growth

21 Jan 2016
Maury Obstfeld


IMF Counsellor, Maury Obstfeld, presents the conclusions of the institution’s 2016 World Economic Outlook update.

Maury Obstfeld

  • Global growth forecast revised down — 3.4 percent in 2016 and 3.6 percent in 2017.

  • Emerging market and developing economies facing increased challenges.

  • Key risks relate to China slowdown, stronger dollar, geopolitical tensions, renewed global risk aversion.

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