The Brazilian economy contracted 3.6 percent last year, but the government expects slight growth this year.
The German government is forecasting significantly weaker economic growth this year. The economics minister says the new figures are a "wake up call."
The Indian economy has grown under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who came into office on a wave of economic populism. But anyone who thought India's growth would explode like its Asian neighbor China will have to wait.
The world's fastest growing economy is located in Africa: Ghana's economic strength is expected to soar in 2019. Many other African countries lag far behind, says the IMF report. What's the secret behind Ghana's success?
Italy's populist government has confirmed that the economy is effectively stagnating. It also raised its projected budget deficit as it seeks to maintain early retirement and basic income programs.
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