The Global Barometers overall continue to signal a strong deceleration in world economic growth in 2022.
The Global Barometers are quite stable in June, following noticeable falls in the two previous months.
- | The Economic climate in Latin America worsens with more pessimistic expectations for the coming months
The Economic Climate Index (ECI) for Latin America decreases in the second quarter of 2022 in relation to the previous quarter and to the same period in 2021.
The Global Barometers fall for the second consecutive month, reflecting negative factors such as the war between Russia and Ukraine, the COVID-19 responses in China and the worldwide very high inflation.
The Global Barometers decrease in April, likely reflecting shocks such as the war in Ukraine and the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in China.
The Global Economic Barometers are dropping more sharply in March. This partly reflects the normalization of the global economy at the beginning of 2022 and is largely driven by changed assessments in Asia.
- | The Economic climate in Latin America remains on a downward trend despite a slight improvement in expectations
The Economic Climate Index (ECI) for Latin America decreased by 1.6 points between the fourth quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, maintaining the negative trend observed in the previous quarte
The Global Barometers fall slightly in February consolidating the baseline reached since December 2021. Back then, the indices rose following five months of significant losses.
After declining throughout most of the second semester of 2021, the Global Economic Barometers rise in January for the second consecutive month.
After a noticeable drop during the second semester of 2021, the Global Economic Barometers remain relatively stable in December compared to the previous month.