Economic Situation & strategy
July 28, 2023

IMF: Economic update delivers few surprises

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) updated its economic forecasts just in time for the quieter summer months. The most important thing first: There were hardly any surprises. Nevertheless, it is worth taking a look at the update. For example, the likelihood of a “soft landing” for the global economy – i.e. a moderate economic downturn as a result of the restrictive monetary policy – has increased compared to the forecast in April.

You can find out which trends the IMF has identified at country level, which opportunities and risks it sees in the economic outlook and how we assess the economic environment in the current issue of Economy and Strategy: