RaboResearch - Economic Research

Economic Quarterly Report Dutch version

Global economic outlook: room for stronger growth recovery

Recent data support our expectation of 3% global economic growth in 2015. There are actually factors present that could generate a stronger recovery in growth, but the outlook is overshadowed by uncertainty regarding Greece and Ukraine.

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Country Report Malaysia

Growth in Malaysia is expected to slow slightly in the coming years. Lower oil prices will hurt government income in 2015. As the political career of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has ended, the opposition coalition has been weakened.

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Country report Singapore

Strong institutions and policymaking support (potential) GDP growth, while the country’s small size and ageing pose challenges. Healthy balance sheets and a solid international creditor position reduce Singapore’s susceptibility to (global) shocks.

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Country Report India

India is experiencing an upward momentum. Growth is accelerating and the government is incrementally implementing needed reforms, inflation is easing and the current account deficit has narrowed.

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Country Report Brazil

Brazil’s economy is in the doldrums and the recent return to sounder macroeconomic policies, though positive in the long term, will weigh heavily on economic activity in 2015.

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Country Report United States of America

The US has fared well economically on the back of successful internal and external rebalancing. Moreover, it has also reduced its oil dependence but it remains vulnerable to political gridlock at the federal level in the coming years.