- Uneven global exit from pandemic will ensure divergence in economic recoveries this year, raising risk of instability across emerging markets
- IMF projections for strong rebound in advanced economies will likely be realised as a result of stimulus measures and mass vaccinations
- Forecasts in emerging markets will however likely prove overly optimistic given threats posed by new COVID-19 variants
The IMF published its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) on 6 April, forecasting headline global GDP growth of 6% in 2021 and 4.4% the following year.
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