Monday, February 24, 2020
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) considers various scenarios of the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus on the global economy, said IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva. The baseline scenario assumes that global economic growth in 2020 will be 0.1 percentage points lower than assumed in January 3.3 percent.Georgieva indicated...
HONG KONG—The last time a coronavirus outbreak hit China in 2003, the global economy emerged relatively unscathed. Now, nearly two decades later, the growth-damping effects of a similar pathogen threaten to ripple around a world transformed by China’s boom. Chinese consumption and Chinese...
Is coronavirus a mere body blow, or a black swan for the global economy? | Opinion  The Philadelphia Inquirer
G20 organizers in Saudi Arabia hosted on Saturday a ministerial-level symposium on international taxation, focused on the challenges arising from the digitalization of the global economy."There is a consensus among the G20 members on...
There was the expectation that once the United States and China had turned temporary swords into ploughshares that the prospects for growth in the world economy would be robust for the year 2020. The “plague” of the coronavirus has dampened the prospect of upturn...
Philip Coggan has written a big and timely book, about a big topic. The subject is the long rise of the world economy, of human development and growing prosperity. It is timely because there are those who would wish to put a spanner in the works of rising...
Saturday, February 22, 2020 1:59 a.m. CST by Thomson Reuters ...
RIYADH - The finance chiefs of the Group of 20 major economies kicked off their two-day meeting Saturday in Riyadh to assess the economic fallout from the new...
Artificial intelligence can possibly gradually add 16% or around US$13 trillion by 2030 to current worldwide economic output – an annual average contribution to efficiency development of about 1.2% between now and 2030, as indicated by a September, 2018 report by the McKinsey Global Institute on the impact...