The world economy has weakened slightly this quarter, mainly due to declining optimism in Asia and Latin America, while North America shows signs of continuing recovery, according to a World Economic Survey published today by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Munich-based economic research institute Ifo.
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Speaking live on CNBC’s Worldwide Exchange programme, ICC Secretary General Jean-Guy Carrier said that the cautious optimism signalled by experts responding to the ICC-Ifo world economic survey was a good harbinger of developments for 2013.
The world economy is showing signs of brightening after six months of stagnation, according to a global survey of economic experts by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Munich-based Ifo institute for economic research.
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