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
In a Slow Economy, Negative Quarters Shouldn’t Surprise
Wall Street Journal - 5/28/2015 1:52:48 AM
Data this week could show the U.S. economy ... growth rate, “Japan will have lots more ‘recessions’ during the 21st century,” predicts Scott Sumner, an economist at the Mercatus Center, a think tank. Germany has had among the developed world ...
African economies grew by 3.9% GDP in 2014 amid global and regional shocks
en.starafrica.com - 5/27/2015 9:24:58 AM
Africa, however, grew slower than the emerging markets and developing economies of the world ... growth rates of 5.7 percent each, (from 6.7 and 6.1 percent, respectively, in 2013). Namibia's economy grew at 5.3 percent from 5.1 percent in 2013. A few ...
Faltering Chinese economy could cause world recession
Sun-Journal - 5/27/2015 4:17:09 AM
On any list of calamities threatening the world economy, a China crash ranks at or near the top. Just what would constitute a "crash" is murky. Already, China's sizzling rate ... China's growth because it amounts to about 25 percent of the country's ...
World's most powerful democracies discuss how to help growth
Quad-Cities Times - 5/27/2015 10:00:45 AM
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Top finance officials from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies are gathering in Germany this week to discuss ways to strengthen the global economy. U.S. officials are pressing countries such as Germany that have strong finances ...
Three Do’s, One Don’t to Achieve 2% Japan Growth
The Wall Street Journal - 5/27/2015 7:37:35 AM
How realistic is annual growth of 2% in Japan ... Finally, Mr. Cox says it’s too soon to know whether the economy can withstand another sales tax increase in 2017. The introduction of a higher sales tax rate in April 2014 sent the economy into recession.
A New Global Divide: More Than Half of the World's Population Lives in Countries That Are Falling Behind in Sustainable Development
marketwired.com - 5/27/2015 6:57:38 PM
"As the world finally emerges from the global recession, policy makers are focusing on how to sustain and accelerate their country's growth rates. Leaders must now embark upon a new era and actively pursue well-being -- not just GDP -- as the primary goal.
Bernanke sees no risk of hard landing in China, bullish on U.S. economy
Yahoo Finance - 5/27/2015 9:10:39 AM
Countries like Korea are very well placed because it has very good policy, good institutions. It’s not weak or underdeveloped and doesn’t know how to handle capital flows." A Fed rate ... economic growth in the world's second-biggest economy slowed ...
Do what China is doing, says Arvind Subramanian; wants RBI to cut rate to boost growth to 9%
India TV - 5/27/2015 9:46:26 AM
"Assuming (indirect tax) buoyancy of between 0.9 and 0.8, nominal GDP growth is between 10.9 per cent and 12.3 per cent, the real GDP growth ... Subramanian said the country is buying dollars to build reserves and cutting its interest rates aggressively ...
Philippine growth hits 3-year low
bangkokpost.com - 5/28/2015 3:47:20 AM
The macrofundamentals are intact and Philippines compares more favourably" to other Southeast Asian countries ... growth," Mr Balisacan said today. "Despite this lower-than- expected growth, it is reasonable to believe that the economy will grow at a ...
Economic growth: Shabash Bangladesh
opinion.bdnews24.com - 5/27/2015 2:54:15 PM
One thing that is quite clear is that the GDP growth rate of Bangladesh has to reach 10% or higher if we need to fulfil the goal of becoming a middle income country anytime soon ... In the modern world, time is money. Any law or rule that increases ...
In search of growth
The Economist online - 5/25/2011 4:37:13 PM
Where will the next $10 trillion of GDP come from? WORLD GDP over the past 12 months was about ... That depends on the size of a country's economy, its growth rate and the appreciation of its real exchange rate. Focusing on any one of those things, to ...
G7 to address faltering global growth
MSN - 5/28/2015 3:47:20 AM
LONDON – Finance ministers from the world’s largest ... whether the US economy might be in an extended period of secular stagnation.” Revised gross domestic product numbers from Britain on Thursday should say the country’s growth at the start ...
How much oil growth do we need to support world GDP growth?
The Energy Collective - 7/18/2012 11:56:51 PM
In my earlier post, we saw that over time, both the rate of growth ... suggest that world real GDP can be expected to decline by 2.9% per year. In a decline situation, there would be very substantial changes of many types. Many countries and businesses ...
Economy in Iran Could Expand by 2% Without Sanctions
Mideast Times - 5/27/2015 8:30:41 PM
Iran has demanded an immediate lifting of its sanctions once the nuclear agreement is signed with the six world powers. Even without the sanctions being lifted, the Iran Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund both expect growth in the economy of ...
Getting to a Quadrillion Dollar World with a closer look at GDP growth, education and demographics
Next Big Future - 2/14/2015 8:37:07 PM
The shortfall of infrastructure is lowering the potential GDP growth by 2-3% in many countries ... world economy is at about $110 trillion in purchasing power parity (with 2011 Worldbank adjustments) in 2015 and is about $80 trillion in nominal exchange ...