Economic Slowdown


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Economic Slowdown

A situation in which GDP growth slows but does not decline. For example, if GDP goes from 5% growth to 3% growth, an economy is experiencing a slowdown. Most analysts do not consider a slowdown to be a recession, but unemployment may rise and productivity may decline. See also: Depression.
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When looking at future risks, potential economic slowdown is seen as the #1 future risk for the UK, while the impact of Brexit continues to feature high in businesses' concerns, said Aon.
In times of economic slowdown and increase in unemployment, countries normally resort to protectionism.
"One of the reasons for the economic slowdown is the trade war with the U.S.
'The fall in imports (including those of petroleum products) indicates economic slowdown,' Khan said cautiously in comments to The Express Tribune the other day.
The company said it "faced significant challenges as a result of the global economic slowdown and falling oil prices where clients negotiated down their contracts and reduced the scope of work".
Fitch expects these trends will continue during 2016 based on the economic slowdown and a conservative credit risk appetite from the banks.
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International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts an economic slowdown in Kazakhstan in 2015 to 2%, the IMF said in its new world economic outlook.
The economic slowdown accelerated the shift of ad dollars to digital media in China India and Brazil eMarketer Inc.
The challenge however is the anticipated economic slowdown.
INDIA'S MAMMOTH arms acquisition programme is set to be hit by cash crunch in view of the prolonged economic slowdown. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday asked top military commanders to show prudence in defence spending and advised to " cut our coat according to our cloth".