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- ECONOMIC IMPACT -
Latest update: 17 March
Worldwide GDP forecast looks positive. After downturn for several months, positive GDP is forecast in all countries; 2021 consensus forecast for GDP growth is currently 5.6%.
Unemployment continues to be high. According to the OECD, the unemployment rate in OECD nations stood at 6.8% in December 2020.
- SECTOR IMPACT-
Latest update: 21 March
Sales review: January’s promise has given way to a disappointing February
Sales outlook for 2022