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
Russian GDP Growth at 1.6% as Economy Weakest Since 2009
Bloomberg - 5/17/2013 2:15:36 PM
Russia’s economy grew at the weakest pace since 2009 in the first quarter as the euro area’s longest recession hurt demand for commodity exports and investment at companies including OAO Gazprom cooled. Gross domestic product rose 1.6 ...
Japan to outperform Korea in GDP growth
Yahoo! - 5/20/2013 6:12:26 AM
Seoul (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Japan's economic growth rate is expected to surpass that of Korea for the first time in 15 years as the world's third-largest economy gains momentum based on the yen's rapid depreciation. Japan's economy has been recording ...
Economic Growth in Foreign Regions and U.S. Export Growth
econintersect.com - 5/20/2013 2:23:22 AM
Export growth is an important source of aggregate growth in the U.S. economy. Indeed the importance of exports in contributing to U.S. economic growth has risen steadily over the past three decades, with exports nearly doubling as a share of GDP.
As Japan Courts Growth, Europe Keeps Up Its Love Affair With Austerity
New York Times - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
“The real economy is responding,” said Adam S. Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington. “The last five months, six months, there’s been a mini consumer boom. All the things that people said ...
Outgoing fiscal GDP growth downsized at 6.03
dhakatribune.com - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics has downsized the country’s GDP growth to 6.03% in the outgoing fiscal year 2012-13 from the original target of 7.2%. BBS Joint Director Abul Kalam Azad confirmed the latest estimation Friday, saying the bureau had also ...
DAWN Group - 5/13/2013 2:38:49 AM
And despite the government’s hope for a 5.5 per cent growth next ... cent on average between 2014 and 2017. The global lender believes that Libya’s economic activity would double this year from last year. According to the African Economic outlook ...
JIM O'NEILL: I've Found Myself Asking 2 Questions About The Economy I Didn't Expect To
The Business Insider - 5/18/2013 5:42:00 PM
For the last few years, a central thesis of mine has been that, because of China’s ascent, this decade could see the world growing by just over 4pc ... the news of the softer than expected Q1 real GDP growth of 7.7pc. An index of Chinese financial ...
Nigeria’s Poverty Should Be Lower Given Growth, IMF Says
Bloomberg - 5/20/2013 1:50:34 PM
Nigeria’s poverty rate should be falling faster given its economic growth this decade, an official of the International Monetary Fund said. The share of citizens in Africa’s most populous country of more than 160 million who are considered ...
UPDATE 4-Mexico annual growth slows sharply, govt cuts forecast
Reuters - 5/17/2013 6:40:27 PM
Official figures released on Friday showed that although Latin America's second-biggest economy escaped an expected contraction in the first quarter, annual gross domestic product growth dived to its lowest since a deep recession in 2009.
UAE economic growth accelerates to 4.4% in 2012
arabianbusiness.com - 5/20/2013 5:58:07 AM
Economic growth in the United Arab Emirates accelerated to 4.4 percent in inflation-adjusted terms in 2012 from a downwardly revised 3.9 percent the previous year as activity picked up across all sectors, its statistics office said on Sunday.
S. Korea’s growth feared to fall behind Japan's this year
The Korea Herald - 5/19/2013 12:40:10 PM
Japan’s economic growth rate is expected to surpass that of Korea for ... Experts said some recent data lend support to such situations in the two countries. South Korea's real household spending slowed to minus 0.3 percent in the fourth ...
Euro Zone vs. U.S. Economic Growth
Wall Street Journal - 5/15/2013 5:09:46 PM
albeit at a slower rate. Japan is expected to report growth in first quarter GDP later this week. Real Time Economics offers exclusive news, analysis and commentary on the economy, Federal Reserve policy and economics. The Wall Street Journal ...
Nigeria’s Economy To Face Growth and Less Inflation This 2013
Spy Ghana - 5/17/2013 3:34:20 PM
The World Bank in its new Nigeria Economic Report (NER) released May 13, 2013 says, Nigeria’s short term macroeconomic outlook looks generally strong, with the likelihood of higher growth, lower inflation and reserve accumulation. According to the report ...
UPDATE: UAE economy grows at fastest rate since 2006
cpifinancial.net - 5/20/2013 5:22:19 AM
In January, UAE Economy Minister Sultan bin Saeed al-Mansouri estimated ... Abu Dhabi plans to spend $90 billion on development projects over the next five years, while Dubai expects to build a new city housing the world's largest shopping mall and 100 ...
Bahrain real GDP grows 3.9 per cent
Gulf Daily News - 5/20/2013 2:30:31 AM
the fastest growing sectors have been hotels and restaurants, followed by social and personal services and manufacturing. In 2011, Bahrain recorded a trade surplus of $7.5bn, the highest in last seven years, it said. The impetus for a high trade ...