IMF on global economy – “the outlook is gloomier”, particularly in Europe.

The International Monetary Fund has written in a piece prepared for the summit of G20 leaders in Indonesia,

recent high-frequency indicators “confirm that the outlook is gloomier,” particularly in Europe
It said recent purchasing manager indices that gauge manufacturing and services activity signaled weakness in most Group of 20 major economies, with economic activity set to contract while inflation remained stubbornly high
IMF citing:


  • tightening monetary policy
  • triggered by persistently high and broad-based inflation
  • weak growth momentum in China
  • ongoing supply disruptions and food insecurity caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Info via Reuters.

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