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
PBOC Sees Increased Downward Pressure on China’s Economy
Wall Street Journal - 5/29/2015 11:52:55 AM
BEIJING—China’s central bank said Friday the world ... growth just as authorities relax controls on domestic interest rates. The report said the central bank had concluded the banking system was generally sound. But the central bank said the country ...
Great news for India! It's economy grew at 7.5% between Jan-March 2015
businessinsider.in - 5/29/2015 12:43:01 PM
In what can be seen as a clear sign of uptake in the Indian economy's growth, the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at a rate of 7.5% in the last quarter ... 8.4% versus earlier estimate of 8.2%. "The real GDP or GDP at constant (2011-12) prices ...
Swiss economy shrinks 0.2pc as exchange rate swing excoriates exports
Business Recorder - 5/29/2015 9:58:23 AM
ZURICH: The Swiss economy contracted by 0.2 percent ... as the sharp appreciation of the franc hammered the country's key export sector. "The trade balance in goods and services in particular delivered negative growth contributions," said SECO in a statement.
Which countries are doing the best at achieving ‘well-being’?
PBS - 5/28/2015 9:30:56 AM
The European country also bucked the trend in terms of environment. Usually, the fastest-growing countries economically make fewer environmental improvements, said Beal. “Poland’s GDP growth rate is relatively ... Monetary Fund, World Bank and the ...
Macro Horizons: Investors Can Mourn a Poor 1Q GDP, and Then Move On
The Wall Street Journal - 5/29/2015 12:07:14 PM
Macro Horizons covers the main macroeconomic and policy news events affecting foreign-exchange, fixed income and equity markets around the world ... growth. Sweden’s central bank cut rates and launched its own mini-QE, thus supporting its economy.
The economy: Break the vicious poverty circle in Nigeria, stakeholders tell Buhari
Vanguard - 5/28/2015 6:20:39 PM
From this Adam Smith’s perspective, Nigeria has not been able to get the basis of getting the economy to run on auto pilot ... long left the nation far behind. The World Bank in comparing 12 countries growth rate, discovered that during the two decades ...
Big banks run everything: Austerity, the IMF and the real story about world economy that the media won’t tell you
Salon - 5/28/2015 10:56:50 AM
Slightly different situation here: Ukraine, too, needs to shake loose I.M.F. and European funds to revive an economy even worse than Greece ... By tradition the I.M.F. tends to shape country programs with two features. It lends to stricken countries ...
African Economies Grew By 3.9 Percent GDP in 2014 Amid Global and Regional Shocks
AllAfrica - 5/28/2015 9:09:28 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 ...
Marking Time Ahead Of US GDP
investing.com - 5/29/2015 10:19:51 AM
Anticipation of a sharp downward revision in Q1 US GDP has seen the dollar's gains trimmed a bit, though it has gained against all the major currencies this week. Rather than expand in the first three months of the year, the ... t lift real growth itself.
World Machine Tools Industry
Market Watch - 5/28/2015 6:31:59 AM
II-5Economic Upheavals in the Recent Past & Outlook for the Future II-62007-2009 World Economic Recession ... Key Statistical Findings II-15Table 4: EU Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2014 & 2015):Breakdown by Select Country (includes correspondingGraph ...
South African Economy Underwhelms in the First Quarter
Economy Watch - 5/28/2015 12:58:32 PM
Latest news about the state of the world economy. South Africa's economy fell short of expectations in the first few months of 2015, growing at an annual rate of 1.3 percent, a stark contrast to 4.1 percent growth ... The country suffers from routine ...
India's economy surges by 7.5% in first quarter
BBC - 5/29/2015 12:35:52 PM
India's economy ... the real picture. The country's annual growth for the year 2014-15 was 7.3%. Despite the robust growth numbers, India's government and its businesses are hoping the country's central bank will move to cut lending rates again soon ...
Mounting coal piles add to doubts on India growth passing China
Live Mint - 5/29/2015 4:07:38 AM
New Delhi: India will probably report on Friday that it’s the world’s fastest growing major economy. Yet unused coal piling up at power plants across the country ... cut interest rates next week. Rajan, who said earlier this week that growth was ...
Leap of faith: the growth of Halal tourism
Arabian Business - 5/29/2015 5:19:13 AM
It’s the fastest growing sector of tourism in the world and countries are slowing beginning to tap into it. Halal tourism will grow at a rate of 6 percent per annum, according to TCA Abu Dhabi - double the global tourism industry growth - and there’s ...
Finance Officials Focus on Economic Growth at Group of 7 Meeting
New York Times - 5/28/2015 6:34:58 PM
DRESDEN, Germany — Central bankers and chief finance officials of the world ... about the weak growth that is a chronic problem, to varying degrees, in all the member countries. The usual remedies like rock-bottom official interest rates, are not ...