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
GDP growth cools to 2.6% annual rate in fourth quarter
Los Angeles Times - 1/31/2015 2:45:40 AM
Economic growth unexpectedly slowed sharply in the fourth quarter of last year to a modest 2.6% annual rate after a strong ... but still indicated the economy was growing at a solid pace as many nations around the world continue to struggle in the wake ...
Fact check: Biden's twist on U.S. economy
KHOU - 1/30/2015 7:43:19 PM
Vice President Biden twisted international data on economic growth when he said the U.S. is "the only country in the world ... still nearly double the growth rate projected for the U.S. The U.S. has the world's largest economy, with a GDP of $17.5 trillion ...
U.S. Economic Growth Slows to 2.6% in Fourth Quarter
Wall Street Journal - 1/30/2015 6:46:04 PM
For now, consumers remain the key driver of growth in the world ... though real estate construction picked up slightly from summer. Residential investment rose at a 4.1% pace in the fourth quarter, up from the third’s 3.2% rate. The latest GDP figure ...
US economic growth in 2014 fastest since 2010
Yahoo News - 1/30/2015 4:37:13 PM
Washington (AFP) - The US economy had its best year since 2010 last year, outpacing all of the other major developed countries ... annual growth figure, baring some of the persistent challenges -- like the soaring dollar -- to locking the world's largest ...
Change in base year pushes FY14 GDP growth to 6.9%
The Indian Express - 1/30/2015 9:23:32 PM
“Real GDP ... Sen and the country’s chief statistician TCA Anant cautioned against comparison with the Chinese growth rate base don the new series. Its impact on the common man would be marginal. In absolute terms, the size of the economy declined ...
GDP: Back to Trend, Not Down the Drain
news.morningstar.com - 1/31/2015 6:49:03 AM
They've shifted from the timing of a Fed interest rate hike and an overheated U.S. economy, to slumping economic growth rates. As I suspected, the initial GDP estimate for the fourth quarter, which looks a tad conservative to me, was a real dose of cold water.
US economy slows to 2.6 per cent growth in fourth quarter
Economic Times - 1/30/2015 4:22:54 PM
Many expect growth above 3 percent this year. Growth at that rate would continue to outpace other big economies around the world ... years in which the economy grew at just over 2 percent. That weakness reflected the struggle the country faced in pulling ...
US economy, fueled by consumers, is showing steady gains even as rest of world struggles
Fox Business - 1/30/2015 7:50:29 PM
(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)The Associated Press WASHINGTON – There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness. Companies have been hiring at healthy rates for ...
Reforms to buoy PH growth in the long term
Rappler - 1/31/2015 12:51:08 AM
High growth in business process outsourcing (BPO), telecommunications, and real estate do not have strong linkages in the economy, because these ... Spend to grow The World Bank expects the country to rebound this year with a full-year estimated growth ...
Russia unexpectedly cuts key rate as economy eclipses ruble
Kentucky.com - 1/30/2015 8:47:45 PM
“Cutting the rate by two percentage points will provide an opportunity to jumpstart lending to the real economy,” Nabiullina said ... of risks of accelerated consumer price growth and a cooling economy,” the central bank said in the statement.
GLOBAL MARKETS-Dlr set to end month with record run; GDP data weighs on stocks
Yahoo Finance - 1/30/2015 6:10:16 PM
Fourth-quarter U.S. GDP growth slows to 2.6 ... Fund mission bankrolling the country and would not seek an extension to the bailout program. "The equity market is trying to deal with all the uncertainty around the world," said Paul Zemsky, chief investment ...
Spain Returns to Growth in 2014, First Time Since 2008
Industry Week - 1/30/2015 8:19:07 PM
Spain returned to growth in 2014, official data showed Friday, but the recovery is far from being felt by Spaniards as unemployment remains sky-high ahead of a year-end general election. The Spanish economy ... world. The unemployment rate for those ...
Economy grew, economics say, because the consumer is back, augering well for 2015
McClatchy DC - 1/30/2015 10:20:48 PM
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy decelerated in the final three months of 2014 but still grew at an annualized rate of ... quarterly economic-growth report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, part of the Commerce Department, said real personal consumption ...
Wages slow on modest economic growth, weak productivity gains
Today - 1/30/2015 8:26:16 PM
SINGAPORE — Despite the tight labour market, wage growth has slowed sharply ... Lee Hsien Loong said that while the economy performed moderately well last year and real median incomes continued to rise, the country’s productivity performance was ...
US economy slowed last quarter, but signs are pointing up
Connecticut Post - 1/30/2015 5:48:48 PM
The economy, as measured by the gross domestic product, grew at a 2.6 percent annual rate in the October-December ... an economy that's outpacing others around the world and is on course to post solid growth this year. Paul Ashworth, chief U.S. economist ...