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Agriculture: EU agri-food sector show resilience, according to the Commission short-term outlook

Today, the Commission published the latest short-term outlook report for EU agricultural markets. This regular publication presents a sector-by-sector overview of the latest tendencies and further prospects for agri-food markets. The outbreak of the coronavirus brings about unprecedented challenges for the EU agri-food sector. The sector responds and adapts with efficiency to the new circumstances, […]

IMF/ World Economic Outlook Press Briefing

IMF projects worst economic downturn since the Great Depression The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) sees the global economy faltering and forecasts negative global growth of minus 3 percent in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath said: “Under the assumption that the pandemic and required containment peaks in the […]