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The global economy has plateaued, but there are no visible signs that we’re falling off the cliff in 2019. Assuming no major disruptions, a gradual slowdown seems most likely. In 2019, the aggregate global economy is expected to grow slightly less, at 3.1 percent, than it did in 2018. But the underlying shifts should not be ignored and will become more visible during the year. Uncertainties about the slowdown are multifold: when, where and how big? Watch for our upcoming global outlook on November 13th, describing seven short-term and seven medium-term trends that should help businesses to identify risks and opportunities and how to prepare for them.