Russian economy outpaced expectations in 2018, rising 2.3%

Business / Economy Feb 5, 2019

Russian economy outpaced expectations in 2018, rising 2.3%

Russia's economy expanded 2.3 percent last year, growing more quickly than the government and the IMF had predicted, according to state statistics published Monday. Russia's growth rate accelerated from 1.6 percent in 2017 and exceeded the economy ministry's prediction of 1.8 percent as well as ...

Trade war imperils world growth, IMF warns

Business Jul 17, 2018

Trade war imperils world growth, IMF warns

Escalating trade tensions are threatening to derail a global upswing that is already losing momentum amid weaker than expected growth in Europe and Japan, warns the International Monetary Fund. The IMF kept its global forecast unchanged Monday in the latest update to its Global Economic ...