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A Healthy Year Ahead?

 

According to professional forecasters around the world, the global economic landscape is healthy going into 2018—so much so that only three countries and one territory are expected to experience a downturn in their gross domestic product over the coming 12 months.  The map and chart show which countries are growing fastest (light, dark and darker blue), and which are lagging the rest of the world (light green and red).  The laggards include Venezuela (projected to lose 11.9% of production in the next 12 months); the hurricane-ravaged territory of Puerto Rico (-8.0%); Equatorial Guinea (-3.7%); and North Korea (-1.0%).

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