European Union headed for 2020 recession: EU’s Breton

March 16, 2020: The European Union will go through a recession this year due to the impact on its economy of the coronavirus health crisis, EU' internal market Commissioner Thierry Breton said on Monday.

“Obviously we are expecting a recession during the year 2020,”Breton told BFM Business radio.

“Before the crisis we were (expecting) around 1.4% (economic) growth for the whole continent, now we expect a negative impact of between 2% and 2.5%,” he added.

Reuters

Posted on: 2020-03-16T13:10:00+05:00

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