The far-reaching impact of the global energy crisis

Enviroment 10/10/21, 05:47

The sudden energy crisis strains supply networks and geopolitics as the global economy recovers from the COVID-19 outbreak. A particularly severe winter in Europe depleted the continent's energy supplies, as well as a series of hurricanes that shut down Gulf oil refineries, deteriorating relations between China and Australia, and less wind ...

World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade tensions

Business 01/21/19, 08:05

The International Monetary Fund has cut its forecast for world economic growth this year, citing heightened trade tensions and rising U.S. interest rates. The IMF said Monday that it expects global growth this year of 3.5 percent, down from 3.7 percent in 2018 and from the 3.7 percent it had forecast ...

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