Global economic losses from the effects of the new coronavirus pandemic originating in the Chinese city of Wuhan could reach $ 8.8 billion, which is about 10 percent of global economic production, according to an estimate by the Asian Development Bank ( ADB).
The Manila-based financial institution has indicated that the prognosis of the effects of the coronavirus in a six-month period is more than twice that of March and April, and that of the World Bank and the Monetary Fund. International (IMF).
In a scenario with a short containment period of three months, global economic production would lose about $ 5.8 trillion, which is 6.4 percent of the gross domestic product at the latest, according to the updated ABD report.
In the Asia-Pacific region, losses in the three-month containment scenario would range from $ 1.7 trillion ($ 1.5 trillion) to $ 2.5 trillion ($ 2.3 trillion). in the perspective of six months of containment.