Covid-19 Executive Briefing
Understanding the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the implications for the mining sector
- ECONOMIC IMPACT -
Latest update: 08 September
After weeks of gradual decline, GDP estimates for many countries have levelled off.
Concern over the spread of COVID-19 remains volatile yet business optimism is growing.
Fitch Ratings has revised its 2020 forecast for global economic growth to -4.4% from the earlier estimated -4.6%.
China’s exports rise 9.5%, to $235.3bn, in August 2020.
Impact of Covid-19 on employment
employees largely wish to keep working remotely