Economies Across The Globe Are Slowing Down. What Does That Mean For 2019?

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Originally published on January 11, 2019 11:03 am

China’s rapid growth is slowing, and its trade dispute with the United States may affect growth in the U.S. and in Europe. The European Union’s economy, the second largest in the world, is also being tested due to an industrial slowdown in Germany and because of Brexit.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson and Mohamed El-Erian (@elerianm), chief economic adviser for Allianz, take a tour of some shaky spots in the global economy and what he is looking for in 2019.

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