07 Apr 2016
WTO SAY TRADE GROWTH TO REMAIN SUBDUED – 07 APRILBrussels Daily
Trade growth to remain subdued in 2016 as uncertainties weigh on global demand
Growth in the volume of world trade is expected to remain sluggish in 2016 at 2.8%, unchanged from the 2.8% increase registered in 2015. Imports of developed countries should moderate this year while demand for imported goods in developing Asian economies should pick up. Global trade growth should rise to 3.6% in 2017, World Trade Organisation economists reported on 7 April.
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