14:49 | 10/08/2016 Global Economy
Britain's vote to leave the European Union will hurt the economies of Britain and EU member states, especially Ireland, but will hardly affect North America, the Middle East or the Russia-led Commonwealth of Independent States, a survey showed.
Vote Leave supporters wave Union flags, following the result of the EU referendum, outside Downing Street in London, Britain June 24, 2016
Germany's influential Ifo institute said on Monday that a poll of 762 economic experts from 112 countries showed the short-term negative effects of Brexit were expected to hit the EU15 hardest.
The term refers to Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Britain.
The survey was conducted between July 1 and 27./.