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November / December 2020

The recent surge in Covid-19 cases that has prompted key European economies to re-impose national lockdowns has led us to downgrade our near-term global GDP forecast. We now expect world GDP to fall 4.2% this year and have lowered our 2021 growth forecast from 5.2% to 4.9%.

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