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These 5 charts reveal the global economic outlook for 2022

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The global economy has changed due to the pandemic and supply bottlenecks. Image: REUTERS/Aly Song

Lucia Quaglietti
Senior Economist, World Bank Prospects Group
Collette Wheeler
Économiste, Banque Mondiale
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Contributions of major economies to global growth.
Comparing growth contributions of major economies. Image: World Bank
Deviation of output from pre-pandemic trends.
Deviation between the latest projections and pre-pandemic trends. Image: World Bank
Consensus median inflation forecasts.
Median global inflation is forecast to remain elevated in 2022. Image: Consensus Economics; World Bank

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Possible Omicron-driven growth outcomes for 2022.
Possible Omicron-driven growth outcomes for 2022. Image: Oxford Economics; World Bank
Economic losses from weather and climate disasters.
Economic losses from weather and climate disasters. Image: EM-DAT, CRED/UCLouvain, World Bank
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