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The Economics at Austrade team are responsible for analysing the major trends and events in the Australian and international economies that help shape Austrade’s operating environment.

Emerging and Developing Asia bright spots in a global adjustment

23 Jan 2019 World EconomyIMF Edmund Tang

IMF’s most recent WEO Update is projecting the world economy will likely grow at 3.5% in 2019 and 3.6% in 2020, 0.2 and 0.1 percentage points respectively below 2018 projections

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IMF maintains its world growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019

25 Jul 2018 IMF Edmund Tang

Releasing its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) report on 16 July, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) left unchanged its world economic growth forecasts at 3.9% for both 2018 and 2019, compared t ...

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IMF: World Economy Expands Next Two Years; Growth Softens After 2020

20 Apr 2018 International EconomyIMF Edmund Tang

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in April that it expects global growth will inch up from 3.8 per cent in 2017 to 3.9 per cent in the following two years – up by 0.2 percentage points from ...

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