Supply Chains Continue to be Under Tremendous Pressure

IPC releases October 2021 economic outlook report
Supply chains continue to be under tremendous pressure. Container ship reliability remains stuck near all-time lows across the world. Consumer spending and business investment both slowed in the third quarter in the United States.

Global Demand Remains Strong, but Economic Environment is Softening

IPC releases September 2021 economic outlook report
Themes that IPC's Chief Economist Shawn DuBravac offered last month continue to play out. Global demand remains strong, but the economic environment is softening. We are starting to see some early signs that demand is slowing.

Economic Recovery Continues Along a Bumpy Path

IPC releases August 2021 economic outlook report
Economic recovery continues along a bumpy path. In this month’s economic outlook report, IPC’s Chief Economist Shawn DuBravac offers five key observations:

Supply Chain Disruptions Continue

IPC’s July 2021 Economic Report
Five key themes are combining to define the current economic environment.

Global Economic Recovery Accelerates

IPC’s June 2021 Economic Report
Global economic recovery is accelerating as vaccination rates increase and countries fully open their economies.

Economic Recovery Continues Across the Globe

IPC’s May 2021 Economic Report
The economic narrative we’ve been building in recent months continues to play out. First, COVID will be the predominant force defining economic growth in the early months of the recovery.