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Reuters came out with the latest energy forecasts from the International Energy Agency (IEA) on early Tuesday. The Paris based institute anticipates the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic threatening the world energy demand’s recovery until its 2025, as per the annual World Energy Outlook report.

Key highlights

In its central scenario, a vaccine and therapeutics could mean the global economy rebounds in 2021 and energy demand recovers by 2023.

The Paris-based IEA sees global energy demand falling by 5% in 2020, CO2 emissions related to energy by 7% and energy investment by 18%.

Oil demand is set to fall by 8% and coal use by 7% while renewables will see a slight rise.

Market implications

Although the news fails to offer any notable market reaction, WTI remains pressured below $40.00, currently around $39.73, by the time of the press.