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World economic climate improves, ICC-Ifo survey shows

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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.

Global economic climate brightens again, ICC/Ifo survey reveals

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The global economic climate is at its brightest since 2007, but there may be trouble ahead, according to the latest quarterly World Economic Survey by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Munich-based Ifo Institute for Economic Research, published today.

World economic recovery slows as business expectations fall

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Business expectations are falling worldwide despite improvements in the state of the global economy for the sixth consecutive quarter, according to the World Economic Survey (WES) published today by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Munich-based Ifo Institute for Economic Research.

Economy finding its footing despite setbacks ICC-Ifo survey reveals

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Public deficits, a decrease in tax revenues and schemes to reduce government deficits and debt accumulation, could be detrimental to the strength and durability of the economic recovery, according to the quarterly ICC/Ifo World Economic Survey released today.

Global economic index rises again, but problems remain

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Reflecting more favourable economic conditions for the coming six months but also a more positive assessment of the current situation, the World Economic Climate Indicator rose significantly in the fourth quarter for the third consecutive time following the sharp drops of last year.

Lowest global economic index in history

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The world economic climate index fell for the sixth consecutive quarter, dropping 10 percentage points to reach its historically lowest level since the introduction of the World Economic Survey in 1981, according to the ICC and the Ifo Institute for Economic Research, who conduct the survey.

Economists see world economic slowdown

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A panel of more than 1,100 corporate and academic economists from all parts of the world today registered a slight deterioration in the world economic climate for the fourth time in succession in a quarterly global economic survey conducted by the International Chamber of Commerce and the Munich-based Ifo economic research institute.