The world economy is growing at a slower pace, according to this timely IMF update. Chief among the detractors from growth are the prospect of worsening trade relations between China and the United States, which could severely dampen economic conditions, and a weaker-than-anticipated Chinese economy, whose effects could reverberate around the world. This analysis sets a sober tone for 2019, as the risks to economic progress continue to multiply. Executives and policy experts will find the IMF’s take on the global economy to be required reading.
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