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
China fears it could miss targets as GDP increases at slowest rate for 18 months
theguardian.com - 4/16/2014 11:38:42 PM
Gross domestic product increased by 7.4% compared with the same period a year earlier, following 7.7% growth in the fourth quarter of 2013. Chinese leaders are targeting a rise in GDP of 7.5% this year. It was the slowest rate of growth in the world's ...
Job Trends, March 2014 Issue: Stagnant GDP Growth Rates; Sluggish Employment Growth in Developing Countries
The World Bank - 4/16/2014 7:10:51 AM
Employment growth ... developing countries over the second quarter of 2013 as gross domestic product (GDP) growth rates stagnated. Employment growth took a modest hit, dropping to 0.9 percent, while the unemployment rate barely moved. Real wage growth ...
Russian economy hit by Ukraine fallout; 0% growth in 2014 possible
Los Angeles Times - 4/16/2014 11:35:42 AM
Russia's economy has been hit hard by the Ukraine crisis, prompting finance officials to cut growth forecasts for this year to near zero and draining the country's hard currency ... projects "without analyzing the real needs of Crimea and Sevastopol ...
China's Economic Growth Rate Slows But Is Still Among The World's Best
Forbes - 4/16/2014 8:43:54 AM
GDP growth in the first quarter expanded 7.4% from a year earlier, the government reported today. True, that was the lowest in 18 months, and a decline from 7.7% in the first quarter of 2013. Most countries in the world, however, would be perfectly happy ...
World economy on steady course at best, China a worry, polls show
Thomson Reuters - 4/16/2014 10:45:36 AM
(Reuters) - The world economy can expect steady growth ... rates in the euro zone, the world's biggest trading bloc, the United States, and the rest of the world. The euro zone, which is already battling low inflation and outright falls in prices in ...
Chinese economy's growth is on target but policy tweaks are likely
theguardian.com - 4/16/2014 6:16:34 PM
The world's second biggest ... there is little to worry about. The economy grew at an annualised rate of 7.4% in the first quarter, which as usual was almost smack in line with official forecasts. Most analysts think the real growth is lower and use ...
U.S. Unemployment Affects Europe as GDP Growth Sees Spike
US Financial Post - 4/16/2014 4:07:43 PM
The growth rate of the world economy has been a little disappointing. In the third and fourth quarters of 2013, the country had registered a growth of 2.6% and 3.1% respectively. The government’s central bank predicted that the beginning of 2014 would be ...
Global Growth is Still Alive
American Thinker - 4/16/2014 6:06:26 AM
Apparently “stalled economies” are behind “fracturing countries ... of the global economy (the G7 is down to only 37 percent) -- are headed in the other direction. In the 80s, these emerging nations had real annual GDP growth rates averaging ...
Do China’s Q1 GDP numbers gloss reality?
Financial Times - 4/16/2014 10:59:55 AM
The key question is whether the reported GDP growth rate of 7.4 per cent in the first quarter gives a misleadingly strong impression of the real state of the world’s second largest economy? “In our view, the 7.4% YoY growth does not reflect the full ...
China GDP Growth, Plus Twitter and Google Headlines, As Dow Gains 162
Daily Finance - 4/17/2014 12:14:29 AM
China's economy slows to 7.4% GDP growth Chinese economic data ... multiple reforms as its once-booming real estate sector eases down and exports have begun showing weakness. The takeaway is that as the world's second largest economy and key trade partner ...
World economy on steady course: poll
tradearabia.com - 4/16/2014 2:13:11 PM
The world economy can expect steady growth ... inflation rates in the euro zone, the world's biggest trading bloc, the US, and the rest of the world. The euro zone, which is already battling low inflation and outright falls in prices in countries like ...
Why China is doing better than its headline GDP figure
BBC - 4/16/2014 7:32:19 AM
Real estate comprises some 16% of GDP, a figure that is reminiscent of European countries felled by housing busts ... Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said that a growth rate of at least 7% is needed for that level of employment creation.
China growth dips as property fears rise
Washington Post - 4/16/2014 11:42:52 AM
Ukrainian troops meant to be restoring order in the country’s restive ... the breakneck rates of expansion that have made it the envy of much of the world, with faltering exports, slower growth in manufacturing and weaker real estate sales emerging ...
Analysis: Can the world really end poverty by 2030?
IRIN - 4/17/2014 7:52:37 AM
There are other criticisms of the MDGs: they are aspirational aims and not legally-binding commitments; they were weak on climate change and on making rich countries help the developing world via trade ... be rolled back. “Growth rates in emerging ...
World shares up on China growth relief; dollar slips
Yahoo Finance - 4/16/2014 5:04:59 PM
Fed Chair Janet Yellen told the Economic Club of New York that achieving the U.S. central bank's economic goals "will likely require low real interest rates ... the world's second biggest economy. "There is a lot of concern about Chinese growth this ...