Twice a year the International Monetary Fund (IMF) releases its World Economic Outlook. The most recent forecast came out yesterday and it has some important predictions for growth around the world. The IMF thinks, for example, that central and eastern European economies will grow by 1.8% in 2010. But according to this report from The Wall Street Journal about the recent forecast, the IMF anticipates much stronger growth in some large emerging markets:
By contrast, the IMF expects other emerging markets regions to grow much more rapidly from next year. It expects Asian economies to expand by 6.8%, and African economies to grow by 4.0%.
I don’t know about you, but I’d label that a big opportunity!