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
Philippines’ Poverty Rate Improves Little Despite Economic Growth
Wall Street Journal - 12/9/2013 6:58:01 AM
Natural disasters “have the power to negate gains in economic growth and development,” said Mr. Balisacan, noting that between 2010 and 2012 eight severe typhoons have hit the country, causing huge damage to infrastructure and setting back ...
World Bank Trims Growth for Philippines After Typhoon
Wall Street Journal - 12/7/2013 9:59:20 AM
MANILA—The World Bank on Saturday trimmed its growth forecast for the Philippines for 2013 from 7.0% to 6.9% based on the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan, but says rebuilding efforts should prevent a major decline in economic growth in ...
Cheer Up: World Growth Is Accelerating
Bloomberg - 12/8/2013 10:58:24 PM
There’s an adding-up problem, too: Hypothetically, could all countries grow at their long-term potential at the ... with the crash of 2008-09 as the inevitable penance. As you’d expect, these rival interpretations imply different policies.
Japan's economy looks weaker after GDP revision
CNN Money - 12/9/2013 3:59:03 AM
The yen has fallen 20% against the dollar over the same period. Why the Japanese still love music CDs A falling currency lowers the price of a country's exports, making them more attractive to international buyers by undercutting competitors ...
The 5 Fastest-Growing Countries in the World
The Motley Fool - 12/7/2013 1:48:24 PM
5 ... middle class, and China's recent commitment in its recent Third Plenum economic conference to support private business and market forces, this world power looks to keep its growth churning along at a high rate. That hasn't helped investors ...
South Africa’s GDP growth disappoints.
worldpoliticsjournal.com - 12/5/2013 5:18:22 PM
Data released by Statistics South Africa on Tuesday, November 26 th, 2013, showed that in the third quarter of 2013, Africa’s biggest economy expanded by a meagre 0.7% on a quarter-on-quarter basis, seasonally adjusted annualized, after witnessing a ...
Economy in U.S. Grows at 3.6% Rate on Bigger Inventories
Bloomberg - 12/5/2013 1:36:28 PM
The U.S. economy expanded more in the third quarter than initially estimated as unsold merchandise piled up at the fastest rate since early 1998, setting the stage for a possible slowdown in the final three months of the year. Gross domestic ...
CHART OF THE DAY: The Stock Market Is Not The Economy Anywhere In The World
The Business Insider - 11/5/2013 11:59:01 PM
In a report titled "The Outlook For Emerging Market Stocks In A Lower-Growth World," the authors ... "At 4.0% per year, the average real equity market return for the countries with the three highest GDP growth rates was slightly below the ...
World Bank cuts India's 2013-14 GDP growth projection to 4.7%
articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 10/16/2013 11:25:28 PM
NEW DELHI: India's growth story took a further hit on Wednesday, after another multilateral agency, World ... interest rates before bouncing back in the second half of the fiscal. "The report (India Development Update) expects real GDP to ...
With QE tapering in sight, how high can long-term interest rates go?
Globe and Mail - 12/9/2013 9:56:58 AM
It is no secret that long-term interest rates have been kept down by the U.S. Federal Reserve for some time. In fact, that was exactly the aim of the Fed’s Quantitative Easing (QE) program: To stimulate the U.S. economy by reducing the long-term cost of ...
World Bank cuts growth forecast for PH
Global Nation - 12/9/2013 1:57:22 AM
The World Bank has trimmed its growth forecast for the Philippine economy for this year and 2014 as the country reels from the devastation brought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” last month. The multilateral lender likewise warned that the government’s ...
09:46 Peru among countries with world's highest GDP growth rate
andina.com.pe - 2/25/2013 3:01:33 PM
Peru posts one of the highest GDP growth rates ... surpassing the global average growth rate of 3.6%. He also stated that Peru has one of the fastest economic growth rates in the world, placing among the most dynamic countries like China, which is ...
How 3 Countries Lost Their Position As The World's Dominant Financial Power Over The Last 800 Years
The Business Insider - 12/7/2013 11:56:52 PM
Outside of the Italian city-states, loans to heads of state were basically personal loans that clearly ran the risk of default. Spanish, French and English kings borrowed when they had to, defaulted when they couldn’t pay, but had no system of ...
OECD Sec-Gen: Israel’s economy strong, but social cohesion a problem
The Jerusalem Post - 12/8/2013 2:01:32 PM
“Given the state of affairs in the world, Israel is looking steady, strong and I think moving in the right direction,” he said. With GDP growth rates projected near 3.7% for 2013 and only a slight decline expected in 2014, Israel was growing faster ...
WB urges developing countries to safeguard economic growth, as road ahead remains bumpy
The World Bank Group - 1/16/2013 12:32:43 AM
WASHINGTON, January 15, 2013 – Four years after the onset of the global financial crisis, the world economy ... growth that we know that they can achieve in the future.” Last year developing countries recorded among their slowest economic growth rates ...