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OECD World Economic Outlook 2018 – Strong, yet Risks Loom Large

The global economy is experiencing stronger growth, driven by a rebound in trade, higher investment and buoyant job creation, and supported by very accommodative monetary policy and fiscal easing, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Outlook. Global growth in 2018-19 is expected to be near 4%. However, significant risks posed by trade tensions, financial market vulnerabilities and rising oil prices loom large.

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