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
UPDATE 2-World Bank cuts Kenyan GDP growth view for 2013, 2014
Reuters - 12/10/2013 12:58:55 AM
NAIROBI, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The World Bank cut its growth forecast for Kenya for 2013 and 2014 to around 5 percent, citing low levels of government spending and high interest rates charged by commercial banks. The cuts suggest growth rates in ...
GDP cut to just 1.1% growth for 3rd quarter
Japan Times - 12/9/2013 8:02:26 AM
The downgrade means the world’s third-biggest economy grew at an annualized rate ... growth, the Cabinet Office said. The government said in the initial GDP report that was released Nov. 14 that the Japanese economy had expanded by an ...
CHART OF THE DAY: The Stock Market Is Not The Economy Anywhere In The World
The Business Insider - 11/5/2013 11:59:01 PM
In a report titled "The Outlook For Emerging Market Stocks In A Lower-Growth World," the authors ... "At 4.0% per year, the average real equity market return for the countries with the three highest GDP growth rates was slightly below the ...
Philippines’ Poverty Rate Improves Little Despite Economic Growth
Wall Street Journal - 12/9/2013 6:58:01 AM
MANILA—The percent of people living below the poverty line in the Philippines has narrowed only slightly, despite robust growth of the Philippine economy over the last few years, according to the latest data from the country’s statistics agency.
Cheer Up: World Growth Is Accelerating
Bloomberg - 12/8/2013 10:58:24 PM
Current pessimism about the world economy is ... of global growth looks likely. How much of an acceleration and how long it might last depend partly on something we can’t really know: the world’s long-term trend rate of growth.
Dnevnik, Macedonia: Macedonia has the highest GDP growth rate on the Western Balkans
Focus Infomation - 12/10/2013 10:53:03 AM
Skopje. Macedonia is the country with highest economic growth in the first half of 2013, among the six Western Balkan countries, Macedonian newspaper Dnevnik reports, quoting a report of the World Bank on South-Eastern Europe. According to the report ...
World Bank cuts India's 2013-14 GDP growth projection to 4.7%
articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 10/16/2013 11:25:28 PM
NEW DELHI: India's growth story took a further hit on Wednesday, after another multilateral agency, World Bank, said that the country will grow at 4.7 per cent as against 6.1 per cent projected ... on account of negative business sentiment ...
Japan's economy looks weaker after GDP revision
CNN Money - 12/9/2013 3:59:03 AM
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made a major bid to reverse decades of falling prices in Japan. Gross domestic product -- the broadest measure of economic activity -- expanded by only 1.1% over the previous year, a slower rate than the initial ...
Is U.S. Growth Sensitive to Foreign Growth?
Forex Street - 12/9/2013 7:01:00 PM
Since exiting recession in Q3-2009, the sequential rate of U.S. real GDP growth has averaged only 2.3 percent (annualized rate) per quarter, which has been a disappointing performance to many observers. Could the U.S. economy be boosted if ...
09:46 Peru among countries with world's highest GDP growth rate
andina.com.pe - 2/25/2013 3:01:33 PM
Peru posts one of the highest GDP growth rates ... surpassing the global average growth rate of 3.6%. He also stated that Peru has one of the fastest economic growth rates in the world, placing among the most dynamic countries like China, which is ...
World Bank official forecasts Albanian economy to grow 1.3 pct in 2014
Xinhua News Agency - 12/9/2013 10:21:26 PM
TIRANA, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- Albanian economy will recover in the next coming years with a projected growth rate of 1.3 percent in 2014 according to World Bank's report. The World Bank Country Director for Southeast Europe, Ellen Goldstein, said ...
More Government Equals Less Growth, The Facts Are In
Forbes - 12/10/2013 12:11:47 PM
Governments around the world have tried a myriad of policies in mostly fruitless attempts to help their economies recover from the recent severe recession. These policies, both tried-and-true and never-seen-before, have sparked a spirited debate ...
China's economy to maintain growth: think tank
The Global Times - 12/10/2013 10:38:44 AM
According to "The Economic Bluebook: Analysis and Forecast of China's Economy in 2014," issued by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the country's GDP will increase by about 7.5 percent in 2014, and reform, opening up and economic restructuring will ...
WB urges developing countries to safeguard economic growth, as road ahead remains bumpy
The World Bank Group - 1/16/2013 12:32:43 AM
This will set the stage for the stronger growth that we know that they can achieve in the future.” Last year developing countries recorded among their slowest economic growth ... “From hopes for a U-shaped recovery, through a W-shaped one, the ...