The global economy is once again facing another year of immense uncertainty in 2013. Hope had been high for an economic recovery in 2012 but as the year wore on, it became increasingly clear the effects of the global economic slowdown would drag on. Global growth in the coming year will once again be driven by emerging economies albeit at a slower rate, trade growth will remain sluggish while fiscal crises on both sides of the Atlantic look set to continue. However, Euromonitor International expects a stronger second half in 2013, with signs of economic recovery gaining momentum from mid-year.
Euromonitor’s Economy, Finance and Trade research team examines global economic prospects in 2013, investigating key trends, spotlighting advanced and emerging economies and explaining how these trends impact consumers and businesses alike.
A keen grasp of the performance of the global economy will help companies to win competitive advantage in 2013 and beyond.
THE GLOBAL ECONOMY IN 2013: A YEAR OF TWO HALVES