International rating agency Moody’s has announced a forecast for the growth of the global economy. According to its experts, in 2018 global growth will be 3.3%, slowing down in 2019 to 2.9%. The economy in the developed countries of the G20 will slow down its growth from 2.3% this year to 1.9% in the next. A slowdown is expected in all key economies of the world, including the United States and Germany. The economies of the developing countries that make up the G20 will also slow down their rise – from 5% in 2018 to 4.6% in 2019. The agency reported that three-quarters of the 138 countries have a stable outlook on ratings, which rating is determined by Moody’s. Of this number, the forecast is defined as positive for 15 countries, for 19 - as negative. Moody’s drew attention to the possibility of internal political and geopolitical risks in the next 12-18 months.
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