New growth opportunities to present itself in contracting global economy: report
Cross-industry collaboration, reduced taxes, and low interest rates key to expediting recovery from the economic slump
IMF downgrades outlook for world economy, citing trade wars
Warns of threats ranging from heightened political tensions in the Middle East to US-China preventing their trade war from escalating.
Trade conflicts fuel synchronized global slowdown: IMF
Managing director Kristalina Georgieva blames rising trade conflicts that could mean a loss of around 0.8% of world GDP.
US defends trade barriers at World Economic Forum in Davos
Meanwhile Canadian, European, Indian leaders champion free trade.