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
Economy’s growth rate surges to 4 percent in second quarter
Washington Post - 7/30/2014 8:48:14 AM
The growth rate beat analysts’ expectations and helped bolster hopes that the country’s long-simmering ... after dragging down GDP by a percentage point over the winter. Even real estate, which has remained a sore spot in the recovery, enjoyed an ...
Economy rebounds from dismal winter as growth rate surges 4% in second quarter
Washington Post - 7/30/2014 6:28:03 PM
Government data released Wednesday shows the economy expanded at an annual rate of 4 percent during ... said he expects the country to reach full employment by late 2016. “At the current pace of job growth, unemployment will quickly decline,” he ...
IMF Warns of Slower China Growth Unless Beijing Speeds Up Reforms
Wall Street Journal - 7/30/2014 8:58:23 PM
BEIJING—The International Monetary Fund warned that China's growth rate could plummet in the ... debt and a rapidly contracting real-estate market. "A web of vulnerabilities exist across key sectors of the economy," the IMF review said.
IMF recommends lower 2015 GDP growth target for China
South China Morning Post - 7/31/2014 3:03:27 AM
While China’s economy would likely grow at “around 7.5 per cent” this year, the International Monetary Fund said, a target growth rate of between 6.5 per cent ... Meanwhile, in the real estate sector, which has been “a significant engine” of ...
US economic growth beats forecasts – business live
theguardian.com - 7/30/2014 5:20:38 AM
email@example.com Report errors or inaccuracies: firstname.lastname@example.org Letters for publication should be sent to: email@example.com The country ... real GDP growth in 2011 and 2012 was revised down today, to an average annual rate ...
Manufacturing, resources lead the charge in GDP growth
Canadian Manufacturing - 7/31/2014 1:19:04 PM
OTTAWA—Statistics Canada says the country’s economic output increased in May by 0.4 per cent. It was the fifth consecutive monthly rise in the real gross domestic product (GDP) and came in ... Service industry growth matched the overall rise, at ...
Consumer Spending Drives 2Q GDP Growth
Fox Business - 7/30/2014 5:02:09 PM
BTIG chief strategist Dan Greenhaus noted real final sales ... of the recovery. The economy has been in a see-saw since 2009, and economic growth over the last five years represents the slowest rate of recovery since World War II. “Despite the recent ...
China should set lower 2015 GDP growth target of 6.5-7pc: IMF
Business Recorder - 7/31/2014 7:35:28 AM
The IMF cut its 2014 and 2015 economic growth forecasts for China last week. It had projected in April that the world ... real effective exchange rate had helped to narrow China's external imbalances - its current account surplus dropped to 1.9 percent of ...
IMF Says China Should Target 6.5-7% GDP Growth For 2015
Realtime Business News - 7/31/2014 1:37:33 AM
The International Monetary Fund said China should target 6.5-7 percent growth for 2015 ... especially in real estate, would be only partly offset by stronger external demand from the continuing global economy. The country needs to implement the announced ...
IMF Warns China: Reform or See Your Growth Rate Plummet
The Wall Street Journal - 7/31/2014 12:00:19 PM
The International Monetary Fund has warned that China’s growth rate could plummet ... it in the first quarter, when GDP grew 7.4% compared with the year-earlier period. Mr. Zhang, China’s IMF representative, said the country was “on track to meet ...
U.S. Economy Rebounds In Spring With GDP Expanding At 4 Percent Rate
NPR News - 7/30/2014 9:02:33 AM
The Commerce Department had some good news about the U.S. economy today: Rebounding from a quarter of negative growth, Commerce said the country's gross domestic product expanded at a 4 percent annual rate during the second quarter. "The increase in real ...
Chile Economy: New country economic figures released
Live-PR - 7/31/2014 11:31:41 AM
(live-PR.com) - Core Views We believe that weaker fixed investment amidst mounting external headwinds – namely, cooling external demand from China for copper – will negatively affect real GDP growth in Chile ... benchmark policy rate by 50 basis ...
World Bank Group Blasts Ethiopia's Export Performance
Hispanic Business - 7/31/2014 6:31:02 AM
Consistent overvaluation of the country's real exchange rate has contributed to poor export performance Labelling the country's recent export performance as the worst in a decade, the recent update on the Ethiopian Economy released by the World Bank Group ...
'China should set lower 2015 GDP growth target of 6.5-7%'
Economic Times - 7/31/2014 12:47:26 AM
The IMF had cut its 2014 and 2015 economic growth forecasts for China last week. It had projected in April that the world's second-largest economy would grow ... appreciation in the yuan's real effective exchange rate has helped to narrow China's external ...