Economy Watch

Key Economic Indicators

Salient Features of Global Trade


  • World Trade Volume (goods and services) which stood at 3.8% in 2018 is expected to decrease slightly to 3.4% in 2019 and to increase to 3.9% in 2020.(IMF, April 2019)

World Trade Volume (Goods & Services) %






Real GDP Growth Rate

Advanced Economies & Emerging Market & Developing Economies


*Advanced economies include: U.S, Euro Zone area, Germany. France, Italy, Spain, Japan, U.K, Canada, Others
**Emerging and developing economies include: Commonwealth of Independent States, Russia, China, India, ASEAN5, Latin America, the Caribbean, Brazil, Mexico, Middle East, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa.

BRICS Countries


World Bank


Regional Economies