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Interim February 2019 update (Charts & Tables only)

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On top of the world...Looking over the edge

View the November 2018 press release here.

The global economy has plateaued but shows no signs of falling off a cliff in 2019. Assuming no major disruptions, a gradual slowdown seems most likely. On an annual basis, in 2019, aggregate global growth is expected to slow slightly to 3.1 percent, from 3.2 percent in 2018. But underlying shifts in the global economic landscape should not be ignored and will become more visible during 2019 and over the coming decade. Uncertainties about the slowdown are multifold: when, where, and how big?

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Next update

The next quarterly update of The Conference Board’s Global Economic Outlook is scheduled for April 10th, 2019.

US – Japan Business Leaders Forum on Productivity 2019

For Productivity Dialogue Among Top Business Leaders of Japan, the US, and Germany.
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Straight Talk November 2018

StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2019: On Top of the World…Looking Over the Edge

Global Economic Outlook - Data & Methods

Abdul A. Erumban
Senior Economist

Klaas de Vries
Associate Economist