Year 2017 will be more or less similar to last year. Economic growth will still be slow. But there will be some signs of stabilization and gradually going to improve. The key is still on the performance of USA and China. Global political environment may have changes.
Terrorist activities may be lessened. However, there may still have attacks at around May to September. People still need to be cautious when travel around.
For Africa countries and Tropics area, serious epidemic disease may occur again, or destruction caused by storm or water flood.
Interest dispute between countries will be on and off.
Due to interest rate rise, property market lacks of energy to bloom. The market is still under adverse situation, property price can only be kept in steady level. For stock market, there will be no clear direction for the market to go and fluctuates up and down. It will only perform better in certain months in the beginning and end of year 2017.
International currencies will fluctuate at wider range.
Europe will have to deal with material changes. Internal complicated problems need time to be handled and resolved. Under such situation, there will have slim chance for the economy to achieve significant growth. The terrorist attacks may return at around May to August 2017. Which effects on discouragement of the economic and tourist activities. The Euro currency may still have room to adjust downwards.
China may performs steady and able to achieve targeted growth in this year. The domestic demand improves continuously. The Competitive edge and ability are on the upward trend. However, the country will have to deal with more trade disputes. With the growing strength and goodwill, China is able to resolve the challenges. The international trade will mostly be smooth. Natural disasters may also happen in the mid-year that leads to life and/or wealth losses.
Southeast Asia, the countries in the region may lean more on China for trade and/or support as the assistant obtain from USA/Europe will be weaken. And also the international economic prospect is not clear and positive. The countries face dull economic condition and slim economic growth. Even further, some of the countries may have to deal with domestic unrest and complaints.