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List of Press Releases - 2017-3

Modest global economic recovery expected, but return to robust and sustained growth remains elusive: UN report (17 January 2017)

Concerted policy efforts to revive investment and growth are needed to facilitate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals  Although a modest global recovery is projected for 2017-18, the world economy has not yet emerged from the period of slow growth, characterised by weak ...
CIS region expected to see tentative recovery in 2017 and 2018 as global economy slightly improves: UN report (17 January 2017)

Regional growth will still be muted given persistent uncertainty and continued fragilities Following the terms-of-trade shock and economic downturn of 2014-2015, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region entered a period of tentative stabilization in 2016 and is expected to return to ...
Economic growth in Europe will remain subdued in 2017 and 2018: UN report (17 January 2017)

Domestic demand and intra-European trade will support economic activity amid a challenging international environment Economic activity in Europe will expand at a subdued pace in 2017 and 2018, as the global economy continues to be trapped in a prolonged period of slow growth, according to the ...