Definition: This entry gives GDP growth on an annual basis adjusted for inflation and expressed as a percent.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: GDP - real growth rate map
China Lenders Record Weaker Profit Growth as Economy Slows
Wall Street Journal - 10/29/2014 9:23:28 AM
BEIJING—Net profits at China’s major lenders grew at a sluggish pace in the third quarter and bad loans climbed as the world’s second-largest economy lost momentum ... to free up interest rates and weaker economic growth, and many struggling ...
World Bank: China’s Focus on Growth Could Hinder Change
The Wall Street Journal - 10/30/2014 2:34:16 AM
Many economists agree with the World Bank, saying that higher growth targets require more expansionary macroeconomic policies that make it more difficult to rebalance the economy and replace China’s traditional reliance on government investment to drive ...
Economy 101: 5 things to know about US growth
Enquirer Herald - 10/29/2014 7:14:38 AM
The U.S. economy may look sizzling next to many other countries ... World War II rebound of similar length. Growth has averaged just 2.2 percent annually since the recession ended in 2009. Compare that with an average 3 percent annual growth rate in ...
Falling oil price could hurt Canada’s GDP: Poloz
The Star - 10/29/2014 9:33:37 PM
He says losing a quarter percentage point off the country’s economic growth ... and the real estate market since July. The bank maintained its trend-setting interest rate at one per cent. Losing a quarter percentage point off our GDP is important when ...
Economy remains key for candidates, voters despite foreign crises
FOX News - 10/30/2014 4:28:48 AM
For example, even though the country's unemployment rate ... economy and jobs. Public-sector economic forecasters, including the Congressional Budget Office and the Federal Reserve, meanwhile, have revised down their projections for U.S. economic growth.
UPDATE 2-China's Oct factory growth unexpectedly hits 5-month low - official PMI
Reuters - 11/1/2014 9:34:14 AM
Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast a reading of 51.2. Underscoring the challenges facing the world's second-largest ... to weigh on the Chinese economy, which derives about 15 percent of its growth from the real estate sector. (1 US dollar = 6.1124 ...
September’s jobs report indicates a stronger US economy
Yahoo Finance - 10/29/2014 8:14:53 PM
3 bond moves you should consider after the jobs report (Part 2 of 10) (Continued from Part 1) The report provided further evidence that the U.S. labor market is recovering at a healthy clip, and taken together with recent real gross domestic product (or ...
U.S. Economy Stays Afloat As Europe Sinks Into Recession
Forbes - 10/29/2014 5:37:24 PM
In the middle of October, equity markets became quite volatile, worrying about such things as a growth slowdown in Europe, China and the developed world, the impact ... excuses not to raise interest rates despite a strong economy. Don’t be fooled by ...
Spain's Economy Grows in 3Q
NASDAQ - 10/30/2014 5:11:45 AM
Spain's economy has enjoyed modest but steady growth since emerging a year ago from its second recession after the collapse of a real-estate boom in 2008 brought the country to the verge of default. Gross domestic product has risen and the rate of ...
China urged to focus on reform not growth targets
Domain-b - 10/29/2014 1:26:51 PM
China could afford to cut its 2015 economic growth target to 7 per cent and still keep its labour market healthy, the World Bank said ... reform plan that is the country's most ambitious in 30 years, China aims to overhaul the economy to allow market ...
German Jobless Fears, EU Economic Sentiment, US GDP
investing.com - 10/30/2014 6:44:48 AM
Germany’s economy will ... recession remains a real and present danger for Europe. The Economist lamented over “the world’s biggest economic problem” in this week’s issue, advising that “the zone’s overall inflation rate has slipped to ...
Mortgage Rates Below 4%: Sparking a Boom or Just a Boomlet?
realestate.aol.com - 10/25/2014 8:02:19 AM
The average 30-year mortgage rate nationwide that week breached the 4-percent threshold and hit 3.97 percent from 4.12 percent the previous week. It was the lowest level since June 2013. Deepening concern over the health of the world economy compelled ...
Allan Gray: What’s wrong with South African economy
biznews.com - 10/29/2014 7:21:47 AM
In September 2012, I wrote how market participants were focusing too much on events in the developed countries, when a key determinant of global economic conditions was slowing growth in ... of the economy, the rand exchange rate has to bear the brunt ...
World Bank says China's growth to slow down to 7.4 per cent
The Economic Times - 10/6/2014 6:33:18 PM
BEIJING: China may miss the official target of 7.5 per cent GDP growth rate ... Shetty, World Bank's Chief Economist in East Asia and Pacific Region, adding, the slowdown in economic growth of China will not have a dramatic impact on other countries.
LV Times guest column: The Kansas budget and the economy
Leavenworth Times - 10/29/2014 6:48:59 PM
Small business income has grown by 26 percent and has one of the highest growth rates in the country. This small business income ... Kansas saw a large increase in real GDP. Rate of growth surpassed the national average and almost all states in its ...