Global Scenarios Service
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About the Global Scenarios Service
Our Global Scenarios Service explores the implications of key risks to the world economy, enabling better decision-making.
Five year forecasts and scenarios
Coverage of 85 individual economies, including advanced economies and key emerging markets, as well as the Eurozone and regional aggregates.
Access to a databank that allows users to quickly build queries with complete flexibility and view the data in tables, charts, and maps.
Reports that describe the baseline forecast and how each scenario develops, together with dashboards to help visualise the headline results.
Forecasts cover key macro and financial variables, including output, spending, employment, inflation, interest rates, balance of payments, and government finances.
About the service
Each quarter our economists survey clients for input on the scenarios that we should develop and analyse their impact on our baseline forecasts.
What clients receive
Clients receive a report describing the features of the baseline forecast and of each of the five-year scenarios, with headline results and access to complete data sets.
Scenario results are updated twice a month on the global scenarios databank and dashboard, with supporting reports, chart packs and spreadsheets also updated.
- Unemployment rate (%)
- Short-term interest rates (%)
- Current account (% of GDP)
- Government budget balance (% of GDP)
- Long-term interest rates (%)
- Exchange rates for the US dollar, sterling and the euro
- Stock market indices
Global Scenarios Service
Quarterly updated macro scenarios for the global economy
Resources and events
Russia – CBR’s huge rate hike unlikely to restore financial stability
China’s renminbi (CNY) will benefit from its safe haven status
Russian invasion dents near-term UK growth outlook
In The Media
BBC News: The global debt crisis
Air travel recovery to resume in 2022 post-Omicron
UK Outlook: How many times will the MPC hike in 2022?
Has Asia’s inflation peaked?
The transformation of Japan from a goods to capital exporter
Russia invades Ukraine, damaging the global economy
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