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Economist Intelligence Unit: 2017 Global Economic Outlook

Economist Intelligence Unit: 2017 Global Economic Outlook

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
9:15am - 10:15am
Reading Room (HCHB Room 1894)


Please join us for a presentation on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Economic Outlook.

The presentation will cover:

  • An overview of the Economist Intelligence Unit's five-year forecasts for key commodities and key global economies, with a focus on the US, China and Europe.
  • An assessment of economic prospects for the biggest and fastest growing emerging markets 
  • A spotlight on Latin America: an assessment of the regional's economic recovery, best and worst performers, biggest challenges, and policy priorities, including fiscal adjustment, structural reform, and trade integration. 
  • A discussion of the Economist Intelligence Unit's current global risk scenarios, ranked by likelihood and potential impact.

Fiona Mackie is Regional Editor for Latin America at The Economist Intelligence Unit, managing a team of analysts working on the region. Ms. Mackie specializes in emerging markets, financial services, sovereign credit/risk, and trade.

To read more about Ms. Mackie, please see her full bio page.

Please Note:

This program is only open to DOC staff. WebEx participation is for regional offices only; if you are in HCHB please plan to attend in person. Questions will be limited to the in-person audience. There will not be a WebEx recording for later viewing at the request of EIU, due to the proprietary nature of the presentation. 

Building Access (Commerce employees only):

Visiting HCHB for the first time? Please find directions below. Feel free to call us with any questions.

Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW
Room 1894
Washington, DC 20230

HCHB is easily accessible from two metro stations, Federal Triangle & Metro Center.

PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE EARLY. It usually takes several minutes to get through security and about five minutes to get to the library from the employee entrance. The closest entrance to the library is on the corner of 14th & Pennsylvania Ave. Check in at that entrance with the guards, then follow the red signs to the Commerce Research Library.

Accessibility: This program will be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other accommodations should be directed to the Commerce Research Library at 202-482-1154.

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