World Risk Developments September 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.


  • World — Global economic recovery enters a slower phase
  • Japan — New leadership to continue ‘Abenomics’ pro-growth policies
  • India — COVID-19 drives record recession, drawn out recovery likely
  • Asia — Manufacturing on the rise, but risks to global trade remain high
  • Thailand — Rising protests and ebbing economy sour business climate
  • Australia — COVID-19 to dent agricultural exports despite easing drought

Cassandra Winzenried, Chief Economist

Matthew Circosta, Senior Economist 

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