India To Remain Fastest Growing Economy In The World: IMF
The IMF (International Monetary Fund) has projected that India will remain the fastest growing economy in the world, despite the global financial crisis.
The Indian economy is expected to contract from 6.8% in 2022 to 6.1 in 2023, according to the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) most recent predictions for global economic growth. However, India is predicted to develop at a 6.8% rate in the fiscal year 2024.
From 3.4 percent in the current fiscal year till March, it is predicted that the global economy will contract to 2.9% in the following fiscal year. 3.1% growth was expected for FY 2024.
With current forecasts exceeding growth in rising and developing Asia as well as projections for China’s GDP, India’s economy continues to grow at the highest rate in the world.
With the Covid-19 limits being loosened, growth in China is anticipated to rise to 5.2% in 2023 before declining to 4.5% in 2024.
In 2023, China and India combined will account for over half of global growth. With a jump to 5.3% from 4.3%, developing and emerging Asia is experiencing an optimistic outlook.
Emerging markets and emerging markets are likely to experience a slight increase in growth from 3.9% in 2022 to 4% in 2023, whereas advanced economies are predicted to experience a sharp decrease from 2.7% to 1.2% and 1.4% this year and next.
In the upcoming fiscal year, growth in the US will slow to 1.4% due to rising interest rates.
In 2023, the euro area’s anticipated growth rate will plummet from 3.5% in the current fiscal year to 0.7% due to the Ukraine war, the energy crisis, and tightening monetary policy.
The January update to the IMF’s World Economic Outlook was announced on Tuesday.
According to this forecast, global growth is expected to decline from an estimated 3.4 % in 2022 to 2.9 % in 2023 before increasing to 3.1 percent in 2024.
In 2023, the overall (consumer price index) inflation rate is predicted to be lower in 84 percent of countries than it was in 2022, according to the IMF’s World Economic Outlook update, which was released on Tuesday.
According to the report, global inflation would decline from 8.8% in 2022 (annual average) to 6.6 % in 2023 and 4.3 % in 2024, which is still higher than pre-pandemic levels of roughly 3.5 percent.