While hard data suggest that exports may have bottomed out, the external environment will unlikely offer significant support to growth in 2020, with lingering US-China trade tensions and increased protectionism continuing to weigh on sentiment. Domestically, fiscal and monetary authorities will have only little room to prop up growth. Persistent weakness in Western European countries will reverberate through their Eastern European peers, who remain exposed to shifts in investor sentiment dictated by global growth and trade.
The webinar will highlight six overarching key themes that will drive events in Europe in 2020:
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