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Coronavirus: World Bank confirms deepest recession since World War Two – UN News

The COVID-19 pandemic will shrink the global economy by 5.2 per cent this year, representing the deepest recession since World War Two, and triggering a dramatic rise in extreme poverty, the World Bank said Monday in its latest Global Economic Prospects report.

  1. Coronavirus: World Bank confirms deepest recession since World War Two  UN News
  2. The Global Economic Outlook During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Changed World  World Bank Group
  3. World Bank Sees 5.2% Decline in Global Economy in 2020 From Coronavirus  The Wall Street Journal
  4. World Bank warns Covid-19 pandemic risks dramatic rise in poverty  The Guardian
  5. World Bank says the global economy will shrink by 5.2% this year  CNN