The Economist Intelligence Unit expects global economic growth to slow to 3.1% this year from 3.8% in 2011, before rising to 3.9% in 2013. Most of the growth is expected to come from outside the OECD countries.
Key changes in the EIU’s world forecast since December include:
Despite weakening external demand from Europe and Asia and continuing stresses at home, the US economy has been resilient.
For details see Country Forecast World February 2012