Global growth forecasts slip with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and China lockdowns, Moody’s Investors Services highlighted in its latest report published on Thursday.
Advanced economies will expand 2.6% in 2022 and emerging market countries will grow 3.8%, down from march forecasts of 3.2% and 4.2%.
Currently high inflation rates could persist for several more months, owing to elevated energy and food prices.
Except for Russia, do not currently expect a recession in any G-20 country in 2022 or 2023.
Risks that could further reduce forecasts include escalation of Russia-Ukraine conflict, faster-than-expected slowdown in China’s growth.
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