The Conference Board Economy Watch: European View

The Conference Board, Inc., 8 pages, March 23, 2020
0/5 based on
(You are signed in anonymously, to review, create an account)
Mixed signals from manufacturing indicators suggest the industrial weakness could be temporary, but new risks emerge with the COVID-19 outbreak.

Document Highlights

Industrial production took a very strong hit in December. However, sentiment could be signaling an improvement, especially among manufacturers. According to the autumn Investment Survey by the European Commission, manufacturers expect consumers to remain optimistic and are planning their investments accordingly in the consumers goods industry. The COVID-19 outbreak creates new uncertainties for global producers, but it’s too early to assess the global economic implications. The Conference Board’s current forecast is that the outbreak will not derail global growth in 2020.

COVID-19: Get all the insights

Access document

(you will be asked to sign-in)

To see if you are entitled to get this research for free, take a minute and create a free e-Library account. This will let us determine if someone else at your organization has already purchased access to this material.