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
South Korea third-quarter GDP rebounds but global headwinds raise uncertainty
Reuters - 10/23/2014 7:46:12 PM
"South Korea is doing relatively well compared to other countries but growth is not yet firm," said Governor Lee Ju-yeol during a meeting with local conglomerate CEOs. "Despite questions on what may happen to household debt, we lowered rates because it was ...
US Economists Warn on China, India Growth Slowdown
The Diplomat - 10/23/2014 10:02:13 PM
According to the two U.S. economists, growth in Asia’s billion-plus population “giants” of China and India is more likely to slow to a developed world ... real GDP per capita would be only 12 percent higher in 2011 than 20 years earlier (a growth ...
Bank of England keeps interest rates steady amid pessimism about global economy
FOX News - 10/22/2014 9:10:18 AM
The decision comes days after the bank's chief economist signaled he's gloomy about the economy despite a growth rate that is the envy of many G-7 countries. Andrew Haldane says global uncertainty and stagnant wage growth made him believe interest rates ...
Global economy headed for massive crisis, warns widely respected Geneva Report
Natural News - 10/22/2014 3:12:23 AM
(NaturalNews) A respected report that summarizes the world economic outlook ... policymakers and lawmakers in several countries for failing to find ways to boost growth by capitalizing on historic low interest rates, all the while stunting lending for ...
Oil slump could have growth implications for GCC
Gulf News - 10/22/2014 6:32:49 AM
the overall real GDP growth for GCC is projected to be 4.4 per cent this year, largely on account of restrained oil production in the face of ample global supplies and tepid growth in demand. “Although oil prices have dropped below $100/b, GCC countries ...
Namibia: FNB Revises GDP Outlook
AllAfrica - 10/22/2014 6:47:08 AM
FNB Namibia yesterday revised its GDP outlook. Daniel Motinga, consulting economist at FNB has announced that the RMB Global Markets research report for Sub Saharan African countries for ... most of the other sector growth rates were revised upwards.
China's economy suffers its worst quarter since the financial crisis
KSPR abc33 - 10/21/2014 2:44:56 AM
The government has said it's willing to accept a slightly slower rate ... China's GDP growth remains the most comprehensive gauge of the country's economic health -- an important number to watch as the government works to reform the world's second-largest ...
Eurozone economy picks up slightly in October, but France weighs
FORTUNE - 10/23/2014 9:04:57 PM
The jobless rate fell to 23.1% in the three months through September, from 24.5% through June, as the country recovers slowly from the bursting of a real estate bubble ... the biggest source of risk for the world economy, according to the International ...
China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years
The News & Observer - 10/21/2014 5:00:57 AM
The world's No. 2 economy ... growth in industrial production was largely stable, with a rate of 8.5 percent year-on-year in the first three quarters, down 0.3 point from the first half, the National Bureau of Statistics reported. Investment in factories ...
Slowdown in Europe, US may not stall India’s export growth
Economic Times - 10/24/2014 3:52:58 AM
Last week, Germany's economy ministry cut the ... "Exports growth is already down to about 2% in September. Also, the rupee is currently overvalued by almost 10% against the basket of 36 currencies based on real effective exchange rates," said Chakraborty.
IMF cuts Africa growth forecast amid Ebola virus, insecurity
Businessday - 10/21/2014 7:59:54 AM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reduced its growth forecast in sub-Saharan Africa because of the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa and violence in at least five other countries, reports Bloomberg. Africa’s economy will expand 5 ...
Global Economy Inches Upward as Environmental and Social Concerns Mount
IT Business Net - 10/23/2014 10:45:10 PM
Growing economy. The global economy grew moderately (at 4.49 percent) in 2013, resulting in a total combined GDP of $87 trillion for all countries ... at the rate of 1.5 planets per year. Some studies have argued that the world must replace its growth ...
China’s growth slowest since global crisis
The Peninsula - 10/22/2014 4:23:58 AM
adding to concerns the world’s second-largest economy is becoming a drag on global growth. A pick-up in factory output and government confidence that the labour market remains stable were offset by further slowing in the property sector, and economists ...
World's happiest expatriates live here
Yahoo Finance - 10/22/2014 2:50:55 AM
On top of boasting exquisite fondue, scenic beauty and world-class ski trails, Switzerland is also the best country to be an expat ... The mainland economy may be slowing, but its 7 percent plus growth rate far outperforms global peers.
Kuwait experiencing a period of renewed growth: Expert - Cityscape Kuwait will support real estate fundamentals: Marwaha [Kuwait Times]
TMCnet - 10/22/2014 7:08:37 AM
It is expected to revitalize the private sector, promote human capital development, transform the country ... the world. These events act as a yearly meeting place for the global real estate industry encouraging and supporting real estate growth by ...