Global Economics

Global Economics Update

9 January, 2018

2018 should be another good year for consumers

We estimate that household spending growth in the world’s major economies picked up from 3.1% in 2016 to 3.7% in 2017. In 2018, it is likely to grow at a similarly decent pace to last year, as real disposable incomes recover, consumers remain upbeat and monetary policy stays broadly supportive.

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