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
Vietnam Economy: Q&A With the IMF’s Sanjay Kalra
The Wall Street Journal - 3/4/2015 9:24:22 AM
The Southeast Asian country recorded gross-domestic-product growth of 5.98% in 2014, beating the government’s initial target of 5.8%, and higher than the 5.42% rate recorded in 2013 ... oil prices in late 2014. Real GDP growth has been recovering ...
The Real Meaning of India's Rate Cut
bloombergview.com - 3/4/2015 6:03:56 AM
The move should boost investment and consumer sentiment in a country that remains burdened by high interest rates relative to the rest of the world. It should ... conventional wisdom that the economy can't record high growth until it undergoes big-bang ...
China Warms Up to 'Low' Growth Rate Other Countries Would Kill For
Yahoo Finance - 3/4/2015 6:35:33 PM
So shouldn’t Chinese leaders be even more determined to boost growth now? The simple answer is: jobs. In the past, ensuring GDP growth ... unemployment rates [were] lower than the previous year,” said premier Li, speaking at the World Economic Forum ...
China to Show Hand on Growth Strategy
Wall Street Journal - 3/4/2015 5:23:58 PM
BEIJING—As China’s leaders open the country’s biggest political event of ... A plan that emphasizes short-term growth could give a boost to a world economy suffering from Europe’s malaise and an unsteady recovery in the U.S., but it could also ...
India can become world’s fifth-largest economy by decade’s end: Jim O’Neill
Reuters - 3/4/2015 11:11:45 AM
Jim O’Neill, who coined the term BRICs to highlight emerging economic powerhouses Brazil, Russia, India and China, said India’s budget lacked a “wow” factor but was good enough to push the country on a path of 8 percent growth or more “for a long ...
What’s the right rate? Or, the case for monetary policy nihilism
Financial Times - 3/4/2015 8:34:16 AM
When it comes to central banking, we tend towards nihilism: the economy is far ... by wild swings in the rate of inflation rather than dramatic changes in the Fed’s overnight rate. A cross-country sample of average real growth and real rates also makes ...
Asian markets decline on underwhelming Australian GDP data
IFA Magazine - 3/4/2015 12:09:00 PM
Data from Australia showed the country grew at just 0.5% in the last quarter of 2014, below the consensus estimate at 0.6%, but up from an upwardly revised 0.4% in the prior quarter. The year-to-year rate ... growth can filter through into the real economy ...
Growth in World Per-Capita Real GDP to Continue
Seeking Alpha - 11/30/2008 3:23:23 AM
One of the broader, more upbeat events of recent years is the significant and dramatic increase in real GDP per-capita worldwide ... the IMF predicts that world real GDP will rebound to above-average growth rates of 4.2% (2010), 4.8% (2011), 4.8% (2012 ...
India makes surprise interest rate cut to 7.5%
MENAFN - 3/4/2015 6:25:25 AM
(MENAFN - AFP) India's central bank cut interest rates by ... boost Qatar's growth, The Peninsula (MENAFN - The Peninsula) As the government continues investing heavily in the non-hydrocarbon sector despite lower oil prices, Qatar's real GDP growth is ...
China's defense budget growth rate drops to around 10 pct
Xinhua News Agency - 3/4/2015 8:48:35 AM
A growth rate of about 10 percent could be the lowest in five years. The figure will put the ... from Western countries, although Chinese experts said they were perfectly in line with the country's economic conditions. The Chinese economy grew 7.4 percent ...
India central bank cuts key interest rate as inflation eases
The Wichita Eagle Kansas - 3/4/2015 2:43:30 AM
causing growth to slump. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi won national elections in May by a staggering majority on the back of a promise to revive the country's sputtering economy and create more jobs. The RBI's recent rate cuts have taken place ...
Wealth of world’s billionaires surges past $7 trillion
World Socialist Web Site - 3/4/2015 6:32:34 AM
This growth ... economy, and the social and class relations upon which it is based, is taking place.” Since 2009, when the policies of bank bailouts, near-zero interest rates and “quantitative easing” were fully implemented, the wealth of the world ...
Reasons for RBI’s rate cut
Live Mint - 3/4/2015 7:44:09 AM
With the rate cut, Rajan is signalling that 1) the inflation target for 6% is going to be easily achieved and 2) he doesn’t believe in the rosy new gross domestic product (GDP) growth rates put ... deficit figure for the country may be lower.
Why should a growth investor consider the metals and mining sector?
Investopedia - 3/4/2015 8:44:24 PM
Growth investors consider investing in the metals and mining sector primarily due to the general trends and changing face of the world economy ... developed countries that make up the G7 in terms of market capital and gross domestic product (GDP), but ...
Hotels, restaurants and wholesalers expand as consumer spending lifts US economy
Lethbridge Herald - 3/4/2015 4:48:11 PM
Fourteen sectors reported growth in February, while four said activity lessened. In addition to hotels, restaurants and wholesalers, the sectors reporting growth include real estate ... committee. The economy grew at an annual rate of 2.2 per cent in ...