Economy
Brussels/Sputnik: The coronavirus pandemic looks set to shave off 2.8 percent from the global economic output this year, a UK-based forecasting firm has predicted in its monthly report. more
Afghanistan improves its growth despite uncertainty, says World Bank

Washington: Afghanistan’s economy grew by an estimated 2.9 percent in 2019, driven mainly by strong agricultural growth following recovery from drought, but lingering political unce ...

Global economy likely to grow 2.5 pct in 2020, if risks kept at bay: UN report

United Nations/Xinhua: The global growth of 2.5 percent in 2020 is possible, but a flareup of trade tensions, financial turmoil, or an escalation of geopolitical tensions could derail a r ...

Global economy: 'we must do everything possible' to avoid global 'fracture' caused by US-China tensions, urges Guterres

New York: Tensions around global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to “do everything possible” to prevent the world being split into ...

Global economy to see ‘steady’ growth of three per cent in 2019 despite risks, says UN

New York: The global economy grew at a “steady” 3.1 per cent last year and similar levels of growth are expected in 2019, but these headline figures mask growth that is uneven ...