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
Global growth could accelerate, but China’s fortunes hold the key
Daily Telegraph - 5/17/2013 5:00:14 PM
For the last few years, a central thesis of mine has been that, because of China’s ascent, this decade could see the world growing by just over 4pc. Such a figure confounds not only the pessimists so prevalent since the 2008 credit crisis ...
As Japan Courts Growth, Europe Keeps Up Its Love Affair With Austerity
New York Times - 5/17/2013 12:18:04 AM
BERLIN — For years, Japan and Europe have been the sick men of the world economy. This week, their paths diverged. Even as Europe fell deeper into what just became its longest recession since World War II, Japan posted an unexpectedly robust ...
Euro Zone vs. U.S. Economic Growth
Wall Street Journal - 5/15/2013 5:09:46 PM
The euro zone remains mired in recession ... Japan is expected to report growth in first quarter GDP later this week. Real Time Economics offers exclusive news, analysis and commentary on the economy, Federal Reserve policy and economics.
DAWN Group - 5/13/2013 2:38:49 AM
And despite the government’s hope for a 5.5 per cent growth next ... cent on average between 2014 and 2017. The global lender believes that Libya’s economic activity would double this year from last year. According to the African Economic outlook ...
UPDATE 4-Mexico annual growth slows sharply, govt cuts forecast
Reuters - 5/17/2013 6:40:27 PM
Early Easter holidays reduced working days compared with a year earlier, since Easter fell in April in 2012. In addition, Mexican public sector expenditure ... a dismal fourth quarter but the April-June period is expected to show a more ...
The problem with poor countries’ GDP
Today Online - 5/16/2013 8:07:32 PM
For example, many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa do not update their reporting often enough, so their GDP numbers may miss large and fast-growing economic sectors, like mobile phones. When Ghana updated its reporting a few years ago, its GDP jumped by 60 ...
World stocks mixed after German 1Q growth released
Yahoo! News - 5/15/2013 9:10:09 AM
BANGKOK (AP) — Enthusiasm on Wall Street sparked by another positive report on the U.S. economy helped push most Asian stock markets higher Wednesday. But lower-than-expected German economic growth disappointed investors elsewhere. The German economy ...
Hungary’s Unexpected Growth Won’t Stop Rate Cuts
Wall Street Journal - 5/16/2013 7:46:04 PM
MISKOLC, Hungary–Hungary’s sharply falling consumer price inflation and stronger-than-expected first-quarter economic growth won’t discourage the central bank from cutting interest rates, the bank’s top executives said Thursday.
Nigerian Economy Grew by 6.56% as Inflation Rises to 9.1%
THISDAY Live - 5/16/2013 10:45:01 PM
The Nigerian economy grew by 6.56 per cent in the first quarter (Q1) of 2013 helped by growth in the non-oil sector as the ... to the effect of declining inventories. Meanwhile, the country's Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), though higher than the ...
IMF forecasts Cypriot economy back to growth in 2015
Xinhua News Agency - 5/17/2013 3:41:29 PM
WASHINGTON, May 17 (Xinhua) -- The Cypriot economy is expected to return to growth in 2015 after a two-year recession, the International Monetary Fund said Friday. Macroeconomic risks remain unusually high in Cyprus, given the uncertain impact ...
Photonics Growth in Europe Outpaces GDP
Photonics.com - 5/14/2013 11:58:58 PM
Photonics production data — broken down by region and country — reveals a market share shift toward China (21%) that brought it nearly even with the leader, Japan, the report states. Since 2005, the market shares held by North America and Japan have ...
Developing countries’ savings to jump to $79tr by 2030
Gulf News - 5/17/2013 5:28:52 PM
“Developing Asia has been gaining relative ascendancy since the 1980s ... benefits of the tectonic shifts taking place,” said Hans Timmer, Director of the Bank’s Development Prospects Group. The report finds that the least educated groups in a ...
Nigeria’s Economy To Face Growth and Less Inflation This 2013
Spy Ghana - 5/17/2013 3:34:20 PM
the key task is to establish an institutional framework that can effectively separate and buffer Government expenditures from oil prices and International experience demonstrates that countercyclical fiscal policy is essential to conquer the “oil curse ...
German economy returns to modest growth
The Guardian - 5/15/2013 7:01:19 AM
domestic demand with the solid labor market and wage increases have become a reliable growth driver." Germany's unemployment rate of 7.1 percent in April compares with figures well into the double digits elsewhere in the eurozone. And the economy's ...
Why growth has stalled – and it’s not what the FM is telling us
Firstpost - 5/16/2013 8:18:52 AM
The growth rate of our economy ... They are the real engines of our economic growth. The current slowdown is directly linked to the choking of these activities. The huge black money generated in our economy used to be partly financing them.