Russia's war in Ukraine will slow economic growth and increase inflation, says IMF

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Inflation across the world's nations is expected to increase. Image: Unsplash/Jason Leung

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas
Economic Counsellor and the Director of Research, IMF
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Advanced economies have had their real GDP growth revised down. Image: IMFBlog/IMF, World Economic Outlook; and IMF staff calculations

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Greater divergence can be seen between advanced economies and low-income developing countries. Image: IMFBlog/IMF, World Economic Outlook; and IMF staff calculations
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In the US, inflation has reached its highest level for more than 40 years. Image: IMFBlog/IMF, World Economic Outlook; and IMF staff calculations

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The IMF has revised its projection for global growth downwards to 3.6% in both 2022 and 2023. Image: IMFBlog/IMF, World Economic Outlook, April 2022
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