World Workstation®

Detailed forecasts for the world's most important economies.

Shape your global business strategy and portfolio investments with our forecasts of global markets. The World Workstation®platform provides clients with comprehensive information to identify and anticipate country/jurisdiction-level risks through forecasts, key indicators and interactive tools for ranking, charting and data export.


The World Workstation® platform has broad appeal among customers from different industries such as global banking, manufacturing and retail.

  • Compare cross-country/jurisdiction, cross-sector performance for asset allocation and sectoral lending investment decisions.
  • Anticipate world commodity consumption trends and analyze their impact on input costs.
  • Utilize forecast of consumption spending for retail decisions.
  • Track changes to economic conditions to evaluate market opportunities and risks.
  • Evaluate portfolio investments, identify and develop a global business strategy.

Key Features

  • Timely coverage of major economies that account for 93% of world GDP in purchasing power parity terms.
  • Executive summary analysis on the global outlook, updated monthly.
  • Forecasts updated monthly to reflect recent historical data and rapid changes in economic conditions.
  • Forecasts, charts and tables can be sorted and exported to Excel.
  • Recent economic indicators updated weekly.
  • High value performance indicators updated monthly weekly.
    • Trade-weighted exchange rate.
    • Country/jurisdiction risk measures.
    • Benchmarked cyclical indicators.
  • Direct access to research staff included with subscription.
  • Conferences and web conferences offered periodically to cover breaking developments.


  • Forecast and historical data are updated monthly for all countries/jurisdictions.
  • Executive summary analysis is updated monthly.