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March 22, 2021

Global | Output-side GHG Emission Intensity: A consistent international indicator

This Working Paper presents the Output-side greenhouse gas Emission Intensity indicator (OEI), the first consistent and internationally-comparable country-indicator of the GHG emission intensity from a production-perspective; that is, territorial GHG emitted per unit of goods and services produced in a given year.

January 12, 2021

Colombia | Private consumption in 2020

Despite the drop in overall consumption by the pandemic in 2020, private consumption gradually recovered from its low in April, in part due to changes in consumer habits in a heterogeneous national recovery. In addition, a gradual improvement in consumption is expected by 2021.

December 31, 2020

China | EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment: a game-changer to superpower game

EU and China announced the accomplishment of a long-awaited EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (EU-China CAI) on December 30 2020, in a move to open up more investment opportunities between the two economies.

December 28, 2020

Colombia | Three Christmas requests

There are expectations of a gradual recovery, however, if we seek an accelerated recovery in 2021, a series of strategies must be taken, which will manage to strengthen biosafety measures, labor market conditions and the confidence of the population regarding the measures taken. by the government.

December 22, 2020

China | 2021 Outlook: Better settle in for a respite

Better settle in after a long haul. After experiencing over-deleveraging and economic slowdown in 2017, China-US trade war since 2018, 2019 African Swine Flu and this year’s most unprecedented coronavirus pandemic flare-up and the arduous work of containing it, Chinese economy might have a previous respite in 2021.

November 11, 2020

China | Understanding the 14th Five-Year Plan and the 2035 long-term development target

The Fifth Plenum of 19th Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee was held in Beijing during October 26-29, in which the outline of the 14th Five-Year Plan for 2021-2025 has been reviewed and approved. In addition, the meeting also discussed the long-term economic and social development target to be accomplished by 2035.

October 21, 2020

Spain Economic Outlook. Fourth Quarter 2020

The Spanish economy could contract by 11.5% in 2020 and grow by 6.0% in 2021. The fall in GDP exceeded 20% in the first half and it is estimated that the recovery in the third quarter would have been 14% t / t. In any case, a significant slowdown is expected during the last part of 2020.

September 1, 2020

China | August PMIs continued to expand

The latest August manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) came at 51, slightly edging down from 51.1 in July, but remained in the expansionary territory. Caixin China PMI also improved significantly in August, indicating continuing recovery of manufacturing activities.