The Global Recession Is Ending

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By Bill Conerly, Conerly Consulting, Businomics,

The International Monetary Fund says, “The global recession is ending.” If you do business overseas, one of the best free information sources is the IMF’s semi-annual World Economic Outlook.  Although I have not always been a fan of IMF policies, I’ve found their Outlook to be unbiased.  It covers a lot of ground, and includes forecasts for all the countries for which data are available.  Check it out here.  Here’s a portion of their key forecast table:

Remember, it’s not nearly enough to have a view of what the economic future is; you also have to figure out what to do in your business today to prepare for that future.