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By: Ugne Saltenyte

Ugne Saltenyte is Macro Analysis Manager at Euromonitor International and focuses on developing analytical content and interactive tools to leverage macroeconomic data. Ugne holds a Master’s degree in Applied Macroeconomics from Vilnius University and has been involved in research and analysis since 2006. Over the years she has built her professional experience in market intelligence and business consulting services.
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June 5, 2018
Euromonitor International is pleased to provide our blog readers with the executive summary of our new macroeconomic outlook, Global Economic Forecasts: Q2 2018. The quarterly strategy briefing provides the latest Euromonitor International macroeconomic forecasts, assessment of the global economy, discussion of recent events and a deeper analysis of key economies. Global economic activity continues to […]
April 22, 2018
In March, the US announced 25% tariffs on steel imports and 10% tariffs on aluminium imports from countries including China. In response, China retaliated in April with 15-25% import tariffs on 128 US products ranging from aluminium waste and scrap, to pork, fruits and nuts, and others. Following his original tariff roll out, President Trump […]
March 14, 2018
Euromonitor International is pleased to provide our blog readers with the executive summary of our new macroeconomic outlook, Global Economic Forecasts: Q1 2018. The quarterly strategy briefing provides the latest Euromonitor International macroeconomic forecasts, assessment of the global economy, discussion of recent events and a deeper analysis of key economies. The global economy gained speed […]
November 22, 2017
Euromonitor International’s previous article discussed why scenario analysis is a key for businesses to prepare and future-proof their strategies in the face of potential macroeconomic shocks, especially when evaluating business decisions such as the scale of entry or investment in a certain market. In the second part of this blog series, we will illustrate how […]
November 20, 2017
Understanding the macroeconomic outlook in key markets is an essential component of market research. Macroeconomic shocks can have a major impact on market potential, market segmentation and production costs. Robust market research needs to evaluate business decisions, like the scale of entry or investment in a market, by considering how they will succeed in the […]
September 11, 2017
Euromonitor International is pleased to provide our blog readers with the executive summary of our new macroeconomic outlook, Global Economic Forecasts: Q3 2017. The global economy started 2017 strong with real GDP growth gaining momentum and rising to 3.6% in Q1 2017. We have maintained our global real GDP growth forecast at 3.5% for 2017-2018. […]
March 12, 2017
Uncertainty is going to be the dominant theme in the global economy in 2017. Continuing political, policy, and economic volatility around the world pose risks of further inertia due to a “wait-and-see” sentiment in the private and public sectors. Global companies should be ready for more disruptions that might arise given the geopolitical uncertainty and […]
February 27, 2017
Euromonitor International is pleased to provide our blog readers with the executive summary of our new macroeconomic outlook Global Economic Forecasts: Q1 2017. Despite the risk of stronger trade and immigration restrictions and greater policy uncertainty after Donald Trump took the Presidential office, the reaction of financial markets has been more optimistic than expected. In […]
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September 30, 2015
Listen as MP3 According to the recently released Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015 by Compass, the list of cities ideal for startups is dominated by North American and European cities. However, a few emerging cities cracked the list, including Sao Paulo, Moscow, and Bangalore. These cities share common traits, including well-educated, talented populations, the spread […]
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January 22, 2015
Download as MP3 In 2015, the world’s cities will see rising urban populations, witness an economic slowdown in Asia, and be subjected to persistently weak growth in the Eurozone.  In fact, in 2015, the global urban population is forecast to expand by as much as 77 million people. This podcast discuses the impact these trends […]
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July 29, 2013
City affordability, the pure cost of living in a particular city, has a significant impact on residents’ purchasing power. Housing and transport expenditure are two major categories impacting city affordability. Ugne Saltenyte, City Analyst at Euromonitor, discusses which cities in the world have the highest and lowest city affordability. Download as an MP3
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