The global balance of the world’s big spenders and buyers is shifting. The total share of world imports is moving away from the developed economies and towards the emerging markets. You knew this. But it’s happening sooner than you think.
Based on forecasts from the WTO and The Economist, here are ten key facts about the [...]
Economically speaking, 2012 is looking good for central Asian, African and South Asian markets. The developed world, however, is still struggling with debt overload and market saturation.
The United States is looking at about 1.3% projected GDP growth – nothing exciting, but also nothing to sneeze at when you see some of the other disappointing figures [...]
It’s no surprise that U.S. GDP is forecast at one of the lowest GDP growth rates worldwide for 2012, at a mere 1.3%, if the figures can be trusted. U.S. GDP growth will be lower than Canada (only projected at 2% growth), Mexico, Iraq, Kenya, Lebanon, Israel and Angola.
So which countries are projected to see [...]