Monthly Briefing on the World Economic Situation and Prospects

Monthly Briefing on the World Economic Situation and Prospects.

World Economic Situation And Prospects: June 2020 Briefing, No. 138.

Millions of people are either losing their jobs or going through significant reductions of their income or working hours. This impact is unevenly distributed along education, gender, age and immigration divides.

World Economic Situation And Prospects: May 2020 Briefing, No. 137.

Robust and coordinated development cooperation will remain critical to ensure that developing countries can weather the storm and accelerate sustainable development of their economies.

World Economic Situation And Prospects: April 2020 Briefing, No. 136.

Urgent and bold policy measures are needed, not only to contain the pandemic and save lives, but also to protect the most vulnerable in our societies.

Es probable que la COVID-19 reduzca el PIB global del 2020 en casi un 1 %

Se requieren políticas urgentes y ambiciosas a fin de proteger a los más vulnerables y de favorecer la sostenibilidad.

COVID-19 可能导致 2020 年全球 GDP 下降近 1%

COVID-19, по всей вероятности, приведет к снижению в 2020 году мирового ВВП почти на один процент.

Для защиты наиболее уязвимых групп населения и обеспечения устойчивости необходимы решительные и срочные меры политики.

World Economic Situation And Prospects: March 2020 Briefing, No. 135.

Gender gaps remain pervasive worldwide, constraining economic potential; most countries are not on track to achieve the SDG target 8.5 “equal pay for work of equal value” by 2030; eliminating gender inequalities requires legal reforms, financial incentives and shifts in societal attitudes.

World Economic Situation And Prospects: February 2020 Briefing, No. 134.

3 February 2020.

According to the WESP 2020, sluggish global growth threatens sustainable development; 1 in 5 countries will see per capita incomes stagnate or decline this year, notably in Africa, Latin America and parts of Western Asia; across the world, many policies continue to encourage the use of fossil fuels.

World Economic Situation And Prospects: December 2019 Briefing, No. 133.

2 December 2019.

As energy demand is rising globally, it is imperative to transition to clean energy; the status of natural gas as a “transition fuel” is waning; the automotive sector in Europe is undergoing dramatic changes.