With 2020 nearly behind us, many are eagerly looking ahead to what 2021 will bring.
COVID-19 vaccinations have begun, and hope is on the horizon for a stronger economy going forward.
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) projects that after a 4.2% drop this year, the global economy will reach pre-pandemic levels in 2021.
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Economic Forecast by Country
The projections assume that renewed virus outbreaks remain contained, and that a widely available vaccine near the end of 2021 helps to support confidence. Information used in the projections, such as monetary and fiscal policies, is as of November 27, 2020.
Here is how the economic forecasts break down for both OECD and non-OECD countries, sorted by projected real GDP growth in 2021: