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
US economy chugging along at 3.5% growth
CNN Money - 10/30/2014 1:11:21 PM
Consumer spending is the largest factor for U.S. economic growth, and it rose 1.8% in this quarter, a slight drop from the same time a year ago, but better than the bleak first quarter this year. Related: 'Mediocre' growth plagues world economy 2014 had a ...
Third-Quarter GDP Growth Decelerating
Yahoo Finance - 10/30/2014 1:11:21 PM
The U.S. Commerce Department has released its first read on real gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2014, showing that GDP rose at an annual rate of 3.5% ... ALSO READ: The 10 Most Livable Countries Final sales of domestic product ...
China Lenders Record Weaker Profit Growth as Economy Slows
Wall Street Journal - 10/29/2014 9:23:28 AM
BEIJING—Net profits at China’s major lenders grew at a sluggish pace in the third quarter and bad loans climbed as the world’s second-largest economy lost momentum ... to free up interest rates and weaker economic growth, and many struggling ...
World Bank: China’s Focus on Growth Could Hinder Change
The Wall Street Journal - 10/30/2014 10:33:52 AM
Many economists agree with the World Bank, saying that higher growth targets require more expansionary macroeconomic policies that make it more difficult to rebalance the economy and replace China’s traditional reliance on government investment to drive ...
US GDP lifts steadily in Q3
Geelong Advertiser - 10/31/2014 12:24:14 AM
Gross domestic product, the broadest measure of goods and services produced across the economy, advanced at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ... Economic growth during the current expansion has been modest by the country's historical standards, and ...
Economy 101: 5 things to know about US growth
Enquirer Herald - 10/29/2014 7:14:38 AM
The U.S. economy may look sizzling next to many other countries ... World War II rebound of similar length. Growth has averaged just 2.2 percent annually since the recession ended in 2009. Compare that with an average 3 percent annual growth rate in ...
Germany's Economy Continues to Fall and Growth Prospects Weaken
Economy Watch - 10/30/2014 12:14:05 PM
However, it seems that now the country is beginning to experience some serious trouble within its economy which is not surprising since this is the country that told Wal-Mart to raise its prices. Recently, Germany was forced to cut its growth outlook ...
China likely to revise growth target: World Bank
Ecns - 10/30/2014 2:01:28 PM
China is expected to further lower its economic growth target to 7 percent next year, the World Bank said on Wednesday, while urging the country ... The real estate sector plays an important role, contributing 15 percent of China's economy, Chen estimated.
Economy grew more strongly than expected over the summer
FORTUNE - 10/30/2014 12:35:34 PM
The U.S. posted a better-than-expected jump in growth for the third quarter, the latest indication that the world’s largest economy is performing well even as the global economy faces headwinds. Real gross ... adjusted annual rate of 3.5% in the third ...
The IMF Says The World’s In A Mess – But Not Africa
cp-africa.com - 10/30/2014 7:06:17 AM
The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook ... It includes figures on projected real GDP percentage growth in 2014, and a close look at the data shows why Robertson is so excited: six of the the top 10 countries, and 11 of the top 20, are in Africa.
Falling oil price could hurt Canada’s GDP: Poloz
The Star - 10/29/2014 9:33:37 PM
He says losing a quarter percentage point off the country’s economic growth ... and the real estate market since July. The bank maintained its trend-setting interest rate at one per cent. Losing a quarter percentage point off our GDP is important when ...
Spain economy posts 5th quarter of growth in a row
The Tampa Tribune - 10/30/2014 8:32:11 AM
MADRID (AP) — Spain's economy ... September growth figure was slightly below the 0.6 percent quarterly rate posted in the previous three-month period. Spain fell into the first of two severe recessions in the second half of 2008 after its real estate ...
Cross-border partnerships crucial to Islamic economy growth
Trade Arabia - 10/29/2014 7:28:57 AM
“Our countries have a lot of resources that can enable us to achieve higher rates of growth [but] we need to improve the way we invest in human resources. Unfortunately, the nations of our regions are not integrated amongst themselves or the world economy.
U.S. Economy Stays Afloat As Europe Sinks Into Recession
Forbes - 10/29/2014 5:37:24 PM
In the middle of October, equity markets became quite volatile, worrying about such things as a growth slowdown in Europe, China and the developed world, the impact ... excuses not to raise interest rates despite a strong economy. Don’t be fooled by ...
Spain's Economy Grows in 3Q
NASDAQ - 10/30/2014 5:11:45 AM
Spain's economy has enjoyed modest but steady growth since emerging a year ago from its second recession after the collapse of a real-estate boom in 2008 brought the country to the verge of default. Gross domestic product has risen and the rate of ...