World Outlook Economic Forecast: Autumn 2018
The Conference Board of Canada, 22 pages
October 26, 2018
This quarterly examination of the short-term economic outlook for the world's major economies also contains an in-depth analysis of a number of issues that are relevant for understanding world economic trends and developments.
- The world economy will expand in the 3.0 per cent range over the near term.
- Solid growth in the United States and China will offset difficulties—linked to rising interest rates—in some emerging markets.
- Rising fiscal deficits will pose a challenge for the U.S. economy over the long term.