Global Economic Prospects 2009: Commodities at the Crossroads
World Bank Publications | 2008-12-04 | ISBN: 082137799X | 180 pages | PDF | 3,7 MB
The release of this yeara??s Global Economic Prospects finds the world economy at a crossroads. Markets all over the world are engulfed in a global economic crisis, with stock markets sharply down and volatile, almost all currencies having depreciated substantially against the dollar, and risk premiums on a wide range of debt having increased by 600 or more basis points. Commodity markets too have turned a corner.