Slowdown on the economic recovery in Europe

The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB), in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), October 28, 2021. DANIEL ROLAND / AFP One by one, the signs of economic recovery in Europe are turning orange, even red. While the rebound has hitherto been very rapid, the counter-shock comes from three fronts: bottlenecks in supply chains, inflation eating … Read more

The specter of a Chinese slowdown hangs over the global economy

Xi Jinping speaks at the opening ceremony of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai on November 4, 2021. STR / AFP When the Chinese locomotive stops, all of Asia, if not all of the world economy, slows down. In the third quarter, growth in the world’s second-largest economy slowed to 4.9% year-on-year, and … Read more

In the United States, the Fed predicts a slowdown in inflation to 2.2% in 2022

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) building in Washington DC on March 19, 2021. DANIEL SLIM / AFP Inflation is there, but it is temporary. This is the credo of the US Federal Reserve (Fed, central bank), which continues to revise upwards its forecasts in this area for 2021, while continuing to believe that it will … Read more

The pandemic has led to a marked slowdown in organ transplants

A kidney from a related living donor is stored in an isothermal container before transplantation, at the Bordeaux University Hospital, in November 2020. BURGER / PHANIE This is one more collateral damage from the Covid-19 pandemic for other patients, and not the least. Organ transplantation activity fell by nearly 16% in 2020 (and even 31% … Read more

the executive worried about the Delta variant and the slowdown in vaccination in France

Jean Castex and Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris, June 9, 2021. JEAN-CLAUDE COUTAUSSE FOR “THE WORLD” The concern dulls in the ranks of the executive: the Covid-19 is not dead. Only weakened. Since the launch of deconfinement in early May, Emmanuel Macron wants to forget the epidemic, concerned about “Turn the page … Read more