The World Bank Global Monthly Report

Overview

The global economy remains fragile going into the third quarter of 2016, with limited buffers to withstand a major shock. Commodity exporters continue to struggle to adjust to persistently low commodity prices and domestic uncertainties, while importers are generally more resilient. Risks to this outlook are decidedly tilted to the downside. In addition to existing risks, the United Kingdom’s referendum decision to leave the European Union (Brexit) is generating uncertainty that is likely to weigh on global growth. 

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