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Bangkok - 11 Jan 2022

News Number: N/01/2022

Regional Briefing: World Economic Situation and Prospects 2022 Report

The latest edition of the United Nations flagship report, the World Economic Situation and Prospects, will be launched in the Asia-Pacific region on Friday, 14 January 2022. The report warns that with the pandemic far from over, the growth outlook remains uncertain. It examines the recovery of the global economy from the COVID-19 pandemic as new waves of infection, labour market challenges, lingering supply-side constraints and rising inflationary pressures persist.

The regional briefing will share the report's perspective on the Asia-Pacific region's economic outlook and related policy challenges to support robust recovery from the pandemic and long-term sustainable development.

Members of the media are invited to participate: 

What:   Regional Briefing: World Economic Situation and Prospects 2022 Report

When:  14 January 2022, 1400 – 1500 hrs (Bangkok time, UTC +7)

Key presenters:

Shuvojit Banerjee, Economic Affairs Officer, ESCAP

Kiatkanid Pongpanich, Senior Research Assistant, ESCAP

Zheng Jian, Economic Affairs Officer, ESCAP

To participate in this event, please register here. The webinar will be organized on the Microsoft Teams platform and media representatives will receive the link to join the meeting upon registration.

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