Approaching the third quarter of 2021, world economic activity is expected to pick up strongly, particularly in those countries that have rolled out vaccinations to a large proportion of the population.

This economic activity will continue to surge in the second half of this year, on the back of enormous pent-up demand and the delayed impact of huge fiscal and monetary stimulus.

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