World Risk Developments May 2020

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In this month's edition of World Risk Developments, we review the following economic and political forces shaping the world:

  • China — Nascent signs of industrial recovery despite downside risks
  • Australia — Rising resources exports offsets slumping inbound travel
  • World — Dismantling global supply chains endangers global prosperity
  • EU — German court ruling may weaken European recovery and solidarity
  • Sub-Saharan Africa — Rising debt overhang will inhibit growth prospects
  • Sri Lanka — COVID-19 exacerbates severe economic and financial stress

Cassandra Winzenried, Chief Economist

Matthew Circosta, Senior Economist 

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