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
Real reason behind rate cut: Govt's growth concern trumps RBI's inflation worry
Firstpost - 3/6/2015 5:18:37 AM
The gradual shift of power from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to the government in charting the course of monetary policy is more evident from the surprise rate cut ... becoming the world’s fastest growing major economy, matching the growth of its ...
China’s GDP target cut, good or bad? The answer lies in the eye of the beholder
FORTUNE - 3/5/2015 2:23:50 PM
Less so. Whenever China’s GDP growth is in the headlines, it’s helpful to remember that individual prosperity isn’t driven by growth rates. China’s average per capita income remains very low despite the country’s standing as the world’s number ...
As World’s Hottest Economy Unravels, Nigerians Feel the Squeeze
Bloomberg - 3/6/2015 4:07:02 AM
Yes, the country was a rising African power and yes, it had become the world’s fastest-growing major economy, but things weren’t quite ... Those dynamics have fed the country’s spectacular growth rates — figures not even matched by China.
Bulgaria records 1.7% economic growth in 2014
The Sofia Globe - 3/6/2015 9:43:28 AM
Bulgaria’s economy grew by 1.7 per cent last year, based on preliminary data, the country ... In real terms, GDP in the last three months of 2014 was 22.7 billion leva or 11.6 billion euro. NSI’s data gave a breakdown by key growth components only ...
China lowers 2015 GDP target to 7% amid challenges
The Straits Times - 3/6/2015 2:29:48 PM
A lower target was widely anticipated after China's economy registered its lowest expansion in 24 years with a 7.4 per cent rate last year, missing its 7.5 per cent goal amid a cooling real ... world's No. 2 economy could face bigger obstacles to growth ...
Only mass default will end the world’s addiction to debt
Financial Post - 3/6/2015 10:47:54 AM
Taxpayers have had enough of paying for the country’s increasingly ... Decent growth requires abundant credit. But you can also have too much of a good thing. Today’s global economy is plainly a case of it. The world has taken on more debt than it ...
World Bank raises Kenya's 2015 growth forecast
cnbcafrica.com - 3/5/2015 3:21:06 PM
Nonetheless, the World Bank notes that the East African economy needs to increase the competitiveness ... plays a major determinant as to whether the country will achieve higher economic growth rates.
Energy efficiency key to future growth
The Daily Star - 3/5/2015 6:12:54 PM
At present, the installed power generation capacity is hovering around 13,000 megawatts, while the real ... first country in the world, Denmark has decided to lead the “green growth” transition and become a green and resource-efficient economy ...
Our House Of Cards Economy
Forbes - 3/6/2015 10:40:44 AM
“Socialist countries ... growth: Thus former Treasury Secretary and Harvard economic professor, Larry Summers, said at a recent Hamilton Project event: “One of the puzzles of our economy today is that on the one hand, we have record low real interest ...
Brazil's rate hikes tip country closer to recession
Yahoo Finance - 3/5/2015 6:05:44 PM
The central bank's third straight rate hike aims to slow above-target inflation and bolster the Brazilian real ... like India will drive growth rates in those countries while Brazil will lag behind because they're hitting their economy with these rate ...
Nigeria: 'How Nigeria Can Be Among Top 10 Economies By 2050'
AllAfrica - 3/6/2015 9:43:28 AM
The world economy has been projected to grow at an average of just over three a year from 2014 to 2050, doubling in size by 2037 and nearly tripling by 2050. But there's likely to be a slowdown in global growth after 2020, as the rate of expansion in China ...
China sets lowest growth target in two decades after reality check
Times of India - 3/5/2015 8:36:04 PM
The country has entered an era of low growth rates, which is the "new normal" he told the 3000-strong session of deputies at the National People's Congress, the parliament. The low target in the world's second biggest economy is bound to cause ...
Is China changing its exchange rate policy?
Financial Times - 3/6/2015 1:15:14 AM
A big change in China’s exchange rate strategy would certainly be something to worry about. Not only would it mean that the deflationary forces evident in the country’s manufacturing sector would be exported to the rest of the world, it would also ...
Why Egypt's upcoming economic summit can be a 'backbone' for growth
Al Bawaba - 3/5/2015 6:48:41 PM
Since then, an exodus of foreign investment and a sharp decline in tourism receipts—once a major contributor to the country’s GDP—have slowed the economy, which was reaching growth rates of around 5 percent just prior to the 2011 revolution ...
Three reasons to cheer Europe's economy
CNN Money - 3/5/2015 6:20:03 PM
Europe has been a top risk for the world economy ... 19 countries that make up the eurozone, with Greece and Spain suffering the most. But unemployment is falling -- it dropped to 11.2% in January, down from nearly 12% a year ago and the lowest rate ...