IMF forecasts a strengthening global economy as inflation cools, but warns of the threat of wars and other disruptions.
FAO's Food Price Index tracks five commodity groups. Experts say food distribution is a worry even if supplies are plentiful.
Global economic growth is projected to slow to 2.4% this year, down from 2.7% in 2023 and 3% before the pandemic began.
The World Bank is warning of a "lost decade" as rising interest rates push developing economies to the brink.
A handful of fossil fuel producing countries and industries show no interest in a strong, restrictive and legally binding instrument.
Oil and plastic producing nations and lobbyists sought more emphasis on recycling instead of production cuts.
This is the third round of talks to develop an international legally binding deal that includes plastic waste in the ocean.
The summit marking BRI's 10-year anniversary notably drew Russia's President Vladimir Putin as a guest of honor among leaders and officials from 130 nations.
The heads of some of the biggest multilateral development banks said the world faces a global “polycrisis” affecting development at an unprecedented scale.
The idea is to speed up the adoption of a global economic model that more closely aligns with the U.N.'s 17 Global Goals.
A new report says the world's marketplace appears to be growing at a modest rate that's defined as a global recession.
Just 15% of the SDGs – which include 169 specific targets and 17 broad goals that the world agreed to in 2015 – is on track.
The Bank for International Settlements' general manager said the key policy challenge remains fully taming inflation.
As interest rates soar and the economy slows, the World Bank sees an 'enduring setback' for developing economies due to high interest rates, war in Europe and the pandemic.
The summit ended with support for creating a "zero draft" treaty ahead of the next negotiations at Nairobi in November.
As the only G-7 member to have joined Beijing's sprawling global pact, Italy had indicated it would leave. But now Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni says the decision is still up in the air.