Mapped: How the world economy will fare in 2016

The IMF has cut its forecasts for growth around the world, citing a host of risks facing both advanced and developing economies
The IMF has cut its forecasts for growth around the world, citing a host of risks facing both advanced and developing economies (Source: Getty)

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a gloomy global outlook for the world economy today and warned of a series of risks on the horizon which could upset the fragile recovery.

The map below shows the Fund’s latest forecasts for major countries around the world. Though beware, they’ve been subject to some substantial revisions in the past.

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The UK saw its growth expectations trimmed, down from 2.2 per cent to 1.9 per cent, with the IMF taking a pessimistic outlook on the fortunes of advanced economies.

Despite all the headlines, the IMF actually revised up its forecasts for growth in China - which it thinks will come in at the bottom end of the government's target range of between 6.5 and seven per cent in 2016.

India looks set to be the start performer, however, with GDP surging by 7.5 per cent both this year and next.