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Macroeconomic update: Strong US dollar, weak commodities, subdued global growth


Macroeconomic update: Strong US dollar, weak commodities, subdued global growth

Report summary

Falling commodity prices and divergent monetary policies are resulting in huge swings in exchange rates. Such swings have far reaching effects – amplifying inflation or deflation, changing competitiveness, and playing havoc with debt markets. Will shifting exchange rates help to address imbalances in the global economy, or will they lead to the next crisis? 

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This Macroeconomics and Global Trends Insight report presents our research on this key topic, and draws out the implications for economies and commodity markets.

This report delivers a clear understanding of our unique global economic outlook and identify risks and uncertainties to watch out for.

Wood Mackenzie's global trends and macroeconomic analysis underpins all our commodity demand analysis, ensuring we continually deliver an integrated and consistent view.

Our comprehensive understanding of commodity markets gives us a unique insight into the pace of global development and the risks associated with it.

  • USA: the dangers of a strong dollar
  • Europe: finally a reason to be positive?
  • Japan faces deflation once again
  • China: all eyes on government policy
  • India turning over a new leaf?
  • Latin America: don't look down
  • Conclusion

In this report there are 4 tables or charts, including:

  • USA: the dangers of a strong dollar
    • US goods trade deficit
  • Europe: finally a reason to be positive?
    • European composite PMIs: new business activity
  • Japan faces deflation once again
  • China: all eyes on government policy
    • China's key growth targets
  • India turning over a new leaf?
  • Latin America: don't look down
    • GDP growth outlook for Latin America has deteriorated
  • Conclusion
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