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Americas: Prospects for enhanced innovation are weak
Weak public finances and private investment in research and development, alongside unfavourable framework conditions, hinder innovation in the region.
Argentina: Law vetoed
Mauricio Macri's strong stand against a controversial firing freeze could affect co-operation with Congress.
PNG: Home ownership
Problems in the housing sectors in Papua New Guinea will persist, restricting economic development.
Norway: Revised budget
The move to raise stimulus is likely to prompt a downward revision to our forecast for the budget surplus in 2016.
Middle East and Africa
S Africa: Stricter policy
South Africa's rising reliance on the competition authorities to advance a wider policy agenda is a source of concern.
World: EIU forecast
Deflationary pressures, policy divergence and fears about China weigh on the global economy.
Volatility to persist
Rates on hold
Risk of IS attacks
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Germany: GDP grows
Robust quarterly real GDP growth of 0.7% in the first three months was driven by domestic demand, but we expect a slowdown in the second quarter of 2016.
Japan: Trade surplus
Oman: Outward remittances
Ireland: Weak sentiment
Malaysia: CPI data
Australia: Stable Joblessness
Luxembourg: Inflation dips
May 25th 2016 – Greece/MEA politics: Relocation of refugees from Idomeni camp begins
May 25th 2016 – USA economy: Firms could find ways to circumvent new overtime rule
May 24th 2016 – China politics: Spate of scandals raise public ire
May 24th 2016 – Kenya politics: Opposition protests spark police crackdown
May 24th 2016 – Morocco politics: King's visit to China strengthens bilateral ties
May 24th 2016 – Angola economy: Quick View - Angola secures US$500m German credit line
May 24th 2016 – Australia economy: Quick View - Unemployment rate remained unchanged in April
May 24th 2016 – Austria politics: Quick View - Van der Bellen wins presidential election
May 24th 2016 – Bolivia politics: Quick View - Morales takes back the advantage
May 24th 2016 – Bosnia and Hercegovina economy: Quick View - Central Bank to introduce negative interest rates in July
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