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Inflation tests a global economy that has weathered Covid-19, Ukraine war

By Yuka Hayashi, Andrew Duehren

16 Apr 2023 · 4 min read

The global economy has displayed a surprising level of resilience following the pandemic and the war in Ukraine, but the WJS warns that the ongoing recovery remains fragile.

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WASHINGTON—The global economy has emerged from the pandemic and weathered the war in Ukraine with surprising resilience, policy makers gathered in Washington said last week. Yet the recovery remains fragile as stubborn inflation fuels risks in many corners of the world.

Top finance officials and central bankers patted each other on the back over the way their economies pulled through the past year, as they met for the spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, their first fully in-person gathering in more than three years.

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