French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump confer s Argentinia's President Mauricio Macri walks past them at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017.

The UK has the worst 2018 growth forecast of all OECD countries

3.9%

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development predicts the global economy will see its best growth rate since 2011 at 3.9%, but the UK may miss out.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump confer s Argentinia's President Mauricio Macri walks past them at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017.
3.9%

Although the OECD’s 2018/2019 forecast for the world’s 34 top economies would mark a seven-year high, Brexit is expected to be an issue for England’s finances.

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump confer s Argentinia's President Mauricio Macri walks past them at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017.
3.9%

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump confer s Argentinia's President Mauricio Macri walks past them at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017.
3.9%

Interim OECD chief economist Alvaro Pereira noted that US-proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum—25% and 10% respectively—“would be fairly damaging” for all G20 nations.

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump confer s Argentinia's President Mauricio Macri walks past them at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017.
3.9%

That poses added risk for the UK, which lowered GDP growth forecasts on its national budget update. Britain has just a year to go until it leaves the European Union.

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump confer s Argentinia's President Mauricio Macri walks past them at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017.
3.9%

As the UK falters, Australia may see its best economic year since the global financial crisis, despite warnings of a housing market correction.

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