By Oya Celasun, Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, and Maurice Obstfeld, IMF Blog

December 18, 2017

On the economic front, 2017 is ending on a high note (photo: allstars/shutterstock)

It has been a tumultuous year marked by natural disasters, geopolitical tensions, and deep political divisions in many countries.

On the economic front, however, 2017 is ending on a high note, with GDP continuing to accelerate over much of the world in the broadest cyclical upswing since the start of the decade.

Here are five charts that help tell the economic story of the past year. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »