The aggregate picture is one of multispeed growth.
The slump in oil prices and ongoing conflicts continue to weigh on the economic outlook in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
Drawing on an expanded data set, this issue examines the extent and makeup of global debt and asks what role fiscal policy can play in facilitating the adjustment.
The report finds that short-term risks to global financial stability have abated since April 2016.
Global growth is projected to slow to 3.1 percent in 2016 before recovering to 3.4 percent in 2017.
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