IMF cuts growth forecast in Asia, warns of ‘devastating’ spread of Covid and supply chain disruptions – RT Business News – .

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IMF cuts growth forecast in Asia, warns of ‘devastating’ spread of Covid and supply chain disruptions – RT Business News – .


    Le Fonds monétaire international (FMI) a abaissé ses prévisions de croissance pour 2021 pour l'économie asiatique à 6,5%, en baisse de 1,1 point de pourcentage par rapport à sa projection d'avril.

</p><div><p><em>"Les risques sont orientés à la baisse, principalement en raison de la dynamique pandémique incertaine, de l'efficacité du vaccin contre les variantes virales, des perturbations de la chaîne d'approvisionnement et des retombées financières mondiales potentielles de la normalisation monétaire américaine", a-t-il ajouté.</em> a déclaré le FMI, ajoutant que <em>« La pandémie mondiale de Covid-19 ravage toujours la région. » </em>

Nevertheless, Asia-Pacific will remain the fastest growing region in the world, he added. The Chinese economy is expected to grow 8% in 2021 and 5.6% in 2022. “But the recovery remains unbalanced as private consumption lags behind repeated epidemics and a significant tightening of fiscal policy,” he added. said the report.


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The organization expects India to grow 9.5% this year after falling sharply in 2020. Growth prospects for Japan have been lowered to 2.4% after a disappointing second quarter and extensions state of emergency.

According to the IMF, advanced economies like Australia, South Korea and New Zealand are benefiting from booms in high technology and raw materials. Other emerging and developing economies, notably ASEAN countries, still face serious challenges related to the resurgence of the virus and weak contact-intensive sectors.

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