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Global Interim Economic Outlook, March 2017


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Global GDP growth is projected to pick up modestly to around 3½ per cent in 2018, from just under 3% in 2016, boosted by fiscal initiatives in the major economies. The forecast is broadly unchanged since November 2016. Confidence has improved, but consumption, investment, trade and productivity are far from strong, with growth slow by past norms and higher inequality.


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Global Economic Outlook, November 2016

Interim Global Economic Outlook, September 2016

Global Economic Outlook, June 2016

Interim Global Economic Outlook, February 2016

Global Economic Outlook, November 2015

Interim Global Economic Outlook, September 2015

Global Economic Outlook, June 2015

Interim Global Economic Outlook, March 2015

Global Economic Outlook, November 2014

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