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
As Japan Courts Growth, Europe Keeps Up Its Love Affair With Austerity
New York Times - 5/17/2013 12:18:04 AM
BERLIN — For years, Japan and Europe have been the sick men of the world economy. This week, their paths diverged. Even as Europe fell deeper into what just became its longest recession since World War II, Japan posted an unexpectedly robust ...
Euro Zone vs. U.S. Economic Growth
Wall Street Journal - 5/15/2013 5:09:46 PM
The euro zone remains mired in recession ... Japan is expected to report growth in first quarter GDP later this week. Real Time Economics offers exclusive news, analysis and commentary on the economy, Federal Reserve policy and economics.
UPDATE 4-Mexico annual growth slows sharply, govt cuts forecast
Reuters - 5/17/2013 6:40:27 PM
Early Easter holidays reduced working days compared with a year earlier, since Easter fell in April in 2012. In addition, Mexican public sector expenditure ... a dismal fourth quarter but the April-June period is expected to show a more ...
DAWN Group - 5/13/2013 2:38:49 AM
And despite the government’s hope for a 5.5 per cent growth next ... cent on average between 2014 and 2017. The global lender believes that Libya’s economic activity would double this year from last year. According to the African Economic outlook ...
The problem with poor countries’ GDP
Today Online - 5/16/2013 8:07:32 PM
For example, many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa do not update their reporting often enough, so their GDP numbers may miss large and fast-growing economic sectors, like mobile phones. When Ghana updated its reporting a few years ago, its GDP jumped by 60 ...
World stocks mixed after German 1Q growth released
Yahoo! News - 5/15/2013 9:10:09 AM
BANGKOK (AP) — Enthusiasm on Wall Street sparked by another positive report on the U.S. economy helped push most Asian stock markets higher Wednesday. But lower-than-expected German economic growth disappointed investors elsewhere. The German economy ...
Hungary’s Unexpected Growth Won’t Stop Rate Cuts
Wall Street Journal - 5/16/2013 7:46:04 PM
MISKOLC, Hungary–Hungary’s sharply falling consumer price inflation and stronger-than-expected first-quarter economic growth won’t discourage the central bank from cutting interest rates, the bank’s top executives said Thursday.
Nigerian Economy Grew by 6.56% as Inflation Rises to 9.1%
THISDAY Live - 5/16/2013 10:45:01 PM
The Nigerian economy grew by 6.56 per cent in the first quarter (Q1) of 2013 helped by growth in the non-oil sector as the ... to the effect of declining inventories. Meanwhile, the country's Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), though higher than the ...
Central banks saved world economy, now beware the fallout: IMF
Reuters - 5/16/2013 9:40:35 PM
In its most detailed survey so far of the dramatic measures taken to counter the damage from the 2007-2009 financial crisis, International Monetary Fund staff repeated earlier assessments that the steps had worked but face diminishing returns.
Photonics Growth in Europe Outpaces GDP
Photonics.com - 5/14/2013 11:58:58 PM
Photonics production data — broken down by region and country — reveals a market share shift toward China (21%) that brought it nearly even with the leader, Japan, the report states. Since 2005, the market shares held by North America and Japan have ...
German economy returns to modest growth
The Guardian - 5/15/2013 7:01:19 AM
domestic demand with the solid labor market and wage increases have become a reliable growth driver." Germany's unemployment rate of 7.1 percent in April compares with figures well into the double digits elsewhere in the eurozone. And the economy's ...
Why growth has stalled – and it’s not what the FM is telling us
Firstpost - 5/16/2013 8:18:52 AM
The growth rate of our economy ... They are the real engines of our economic growth. The current slowdown is directly linked to the choking of these activities. The huge black money generated in our economy used to be partly financing them.
Germany's Merkel: Europe must agree how to achieve growth, reforms in France crucial
FOX News - 5/16/2013 1:48:09 PM
BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said European countries must agree on how to generate sorely needed economic growth, and stressed it was important that France pursue reforms to become more competitive. Merkel spoke at a European ...
Chile Keeps Rate at 5% as Policy Makers Weigh Dual-Speed Economy
Bloomberg - 5/17/2013 4:57:15 AM
The bank last changed rates in ... with GDP climbing 4.9 percent in 2013 after expanding 5.6 percent in 2012, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg. That would be the fastest growth among major Latin American countries behind Peru, according ...
Economy to see turnaround this fiscal: Montek Singh Ahluwalia
Indian Express - 5/14/2013 10:51:34 AM
The government hopes of registering GDP growth rate ranging between 6.1-6.7 per cent in 2013-14 ... "We have had not a good year, (which was) better year for many other countries. I think we are going to have much better year (2013-14)," he added.