International Monetary Fund with its latest economic update.

Projects the global economy will grow 2.9% this year

  • +0.2% from its previous forecast in October
  • down from 3.4% in 2022
  • forecasts +3.1% in 2024
  • expects that 84% of nations will face lower headline inflation this year compared to 2022
  • “Growth will remain weak by historical standards, as the fight against inflation and Russia’s war in Ukraine weigh on activity”

Full report is here:

imf gdp forecasts 31 January 2023