IMF says Ukraine invasion likely to cut global growth


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is likely to trim global growth projections in April due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the fund said on March 15.

Both Russia and Ukraine are major producers of commodities and agricultural products, exports of which are already being disrupted due to the conflict, as well as the sanctions Western governments have imposed on Russia. The two economies account for around 30% of global wheat exports.

This is contributing to steep increases in oil, gas and

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: