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GDP: Where is the World Economy Going?

Dec 20, 2012 • Developing Economies, Government, International Trade and Finance, Macroeconomic Measurement, Uncategorized • 230 Views    No Comments

Yesterday, the UN published a preview of its world economic outlook. While projections are always debatable, their graphs provide a snapshot of key economic issues.

GDP Outlook:

Slow GDP Growth for 2013

Oil Prices:

Less World Demand Might Depress Oil Price

Grain Prices:

 

World Grain Prices DipThese projections and comments from a Société Générale Report also are helpful. Most enlightening, perhaps, is the potential drag on the world economy from the euro zone.

Euro Zone Drag on World Economic Growth

Sources and Resources: Société Générale data is from Business Insider while the preview of the UN Report is here. For a summary, this NY Times article discusses its dismal outlook.

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