World economy

ICC Chairman in Davos urges progress in trade talks

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ICC Chairman Marcus Wallenberg is stressing the need for immediate progress in the Doha Round of multilateral trade negotiations during high-level meetings and on international television this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Economists foresee slight slowdown in world economic growth

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After two years of robust economic growth, prospects for the global economy dimmed slightly in the third quarter, an about face from more than a year of rosy forecasts, according to the latest World Economic Survey by CESifo and the International Chamber of Commerce, released today.

Third successive rise in world economic climate index

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Increasingly positive assessments of the general economic situation have resulted in another rise in the world economic climate index, according to the second quarter results of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)/Ifo World Economic Survey, released today.

Survey shows clear recovery trend for world economy

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The world economic climate continued its recovery course with stronger momentum than last year and expectations for the next six months are high, according to the results of the latest International Chamber of Commerce/Ifo World Economic Survey, released today.

Economists see moderate world economic upturn

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A moderate cyclical upturn in the world economy in the fourth quarter of 2005 is reported today in the World Economic Survey of corporate economists carried out by the International Chamber of Commerce and the Ifo Institute for Economic Research in Munich.

Economists predict a revival of the world economy in the second half of 2005

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Paris The recent cool down of the world economy is expected to pick-up over the next six months, according to the results of the latest ICC/Ifo World Economic Survey (WES). Assessments of the current economic situation by 1051 experts in 95 countries dropped to their lowest since a poll conducted in Feb

Economists predict soft landing for world economy

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Expectations for the global economy deteriorated for the fifth time in succession, but remained above the long-term average, a world poll of 1,118 corporate and academic economists in 91 countries disclosed today.

Seattle trade round needs ambitious objectives

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Sir, Politicians and trade diplomats should be made aware that a vast constituency of business interests is convinced that a new broad-based trade round is just what the doctor ordered for the world economy.