Our Economy and the World Issue 308


This week’s issue of includes:

Key Global and Regional Developments over the Past Week

  • CNBC: World Bank makes big cut to its 2023 growth outlook, says globe is ‘perilously close’ to recession
  • Bloomberg: ECB’s Lagarde reaffirms intention for half-point March hike
  • Bloomberg: Swiss government approves starting trade deal talks with UK
  • Reuters: U.S. manufacturing output surges in January

Special Analysis 

  • UNCTAD: Trade and Development Report 2022

Developments in Financial and Commodity Markets in the Past Week

  • Bloomberg: Oil slumps as US stockpiles seen swelling and dollar advances
  • Reuters: Gold drops to over 1-month low as rate-hike bets fuel dollar