The Global economy is to pick up speed in 2018, growing by four percent. The growth is higher than it has been for seven years. Also the tax reform is set to drive growth in the US. The US tax reform will nudge real growth up by around 0.4 percentage points in the next two years. The BDI expects the US to grow by 2,75 percent, China by 6,75 percent, Europe by at least 2,25 and Japan by a good one percent.