UNCTAD warns of policy-induced global recession

Written by on October 4, 2022

Projecting global growth slowing to 2.2% in 2023, UNCTAD outlines actions to avert crisis and support developing countries exposed to cascading crises of debt, health and climate due to inadequate financial support.

Monetary and fiscal policy moves in advanced economies risk pushing the world towards global recession and prolonged stagnation, inflicting worse damage than the financial crisis in 2008 and the COVID-19 shock in 2020, UNCTAD warns in its Trade and Development Report 2022.

According to the report, rapid interest rate increases and fiscal tightening in . . .

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