Global Economic Prospects and the Developing Countries, 2002 by World Bank

By World Bank

This year's 'Global financial clients' argues for reshaping the worldwide structure of global alternate to advertise improvement and poverty aid. The file specializes in 4 coverage parts: • utilizing the WTO ministerial to release a "development around" of alternate negotiations that might lessen worldwide alternate obstacles. • conducting international collective motion to advertise alternate open air the negotiating framework of the WTO. • Adopting pro-trade improvement regulations of high-income international locations unilaterally. • Enacting new exchange reform in constructing international locations. The document contends that the regulations steered in those 4 parts could reshape the worldwide alternate structure in a manner that might improve the clients of constructing nations and decrease international poverty. whereas the main most likely state of affairs is for restoration starting in 2002, latest gradual progress of worldwide alternate and weakening monetary flows to all however the so much creditworthy nations, has impeded progress in constructing nations. 'Global financial clients 2002' concludes that the long term promise of well-implemented alternate reform is hence tangible: a global with a far greater lifestyle, countless numbers of thousands lifted out of poverty, and a pointy raise in young children dwelling past their 5th birthday to turn into efficient electorate of the area.

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Given the steep decline in developed countries activity toward the end of 2001, and the prospect of a sluggish recovery in the first half of 2002, the near term outlook for SSA is pessimistic. 7 percent 24 Risks to the outlook The specter of a sharper slowdown in industrial countries haunts the outlook— Risks to this forecast are unusually high. S. and global economy. But it is difficult to predict the severity of the adverse effects because the response of consumers and businesses—and even future policies—are unknown.

Encouraged by major reforms in developing countries— including the opening up of capital markets— international capital diversified away from industrial country markets and found its way to those developing countries that undertook major reforms. This enabled many low- and middle-income countries not only to escape the downturn, but to grow at significantly faster rates than the high-income countries—until the East Asia crisis brought about a sudden reversal in capital flows. Although the current downturn resembles that of 1991–93 rather than the 1982 episode, developing countries today are more adversely affected by falling import demand in the industrial countries.

Government subsidies have been used over the last several years to cushion the impact of high oil prices and poor crop production on consumer prices—which in turn is being reflected in growing fiscal and current account deficits. 8 percent respectively—have become major impediments to an acceleration of growth. India’s fiscal deficit is considerably higher on a consolidated basis, including regional governments. Pakistan’s fiscal woes are being compounded by its deteriorating current account position, which reflects higher oil prices and interest payments, as well as drought-affected declines in export revenues.

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