Global economy to grow 2.5% this year, up only slightly from 2.4% growth in 2019, the weakest performance since the 2008 financial crisis.
Restaurant Brands International says rapid adoption of new tastes and technologies is helping drive sales growth across its more than 26,000 restaurants globally.
FAO says rising interest rates, high household debt, trade uncertainty could negatively impact government plans.
The current expansion, now in its tenth year, is the second longest in U.S. history.
Germany, Italy and the Netherlands all saw sizeable downgrades for their growth outlook.
The company is considered an economic bellwether.
The International Monetary Fund cites heightened trade tensions and rising US interest rates.
Lower growth prospects expected to reinforce Poloz’s strategy of moving very gradually on increases to overnight rate.
Trade disputes are taking a toll.
China is Japan’s biggest trade partner.
Los Angeles location will host workshops, talks and offer merchant support.
USMCA provision may have been attempt by US to single out China.
Manufacturing shows gains, oil and gas sector led the way with a 2.5% increase.
But the proliferation trade conflicts has raised the risk of worse outcomes.
It also reduced its forecast for the 19-country eurozone.