Economic and Sectoral Outlook 2018
This report offers a general perspective of the key macroeconomic and financial trends for 2018, both globally and in the key economies, as well as an assessment regarding its interconnection with and impact on insurance activity. The global economy could grow 3.7 percent this year, one tenth more than in 2017, and above the expectations from 12 months ago. However, global economic activity also shows signs of stabilization, anticipating that maybe we are leading up to a change in cycle, which will materialize towards the end of 2019. In the case of the insurance industry, the worldwide growth forecast for 2018 anticipates a positive impact on the development of the global insurance market, which will be especially notable in emerging economies.