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Energy and mining investment

Capital investment in the energy and mining sectors contracted sharply in 2015 amid weaker commodity prices. Countries where energy and mining exports accounted for a larger share of GDP tended to experience weaker investment growth during 2014–15.

Source: IMF. World Economic Outlook. April 2016.

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Macroeconomic and financial impacts of an emergency energy transition

Shares of sectors in global GDP loss in 2060 (percentage of total GDP loss)

These figures extracted from a recent ESRB report describe the impacts of an adverse scenario of a rapid transition away from fossil-fuel-based energy production. According to the report, this scenario could affect systemic risk via two main channels: first, reduced energy […]