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Vaccines boost recovery, but at uneven rates

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Covid-19 vaccines have boosted the global economic outlook. After a contraction (-3.3%) in 2020 caused by successive confinements, the global growth rate will reach 6% this year and 4.4% in 2022. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which has published its economic forecasts on Tuesday, in addition to vaccines, this return to a certain optimism is also directly linked to financial support measures on the part of States and central banks. “But beware, warns Gita Gopinath, director of research at the IMF, many uncertainties remain. At this stage, a large part of the world’s population still does not have access to vaccines. “

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