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 targets 7.5% GDP growth for 2014
Money Control - 3/5/2014 11:42:34 AM
China today pledged to transform the world's second-largest economy while targeting a modest 7.5 percent growth in 2014 to steer the country to a more sustainable ... which till 2011 posted double digit growth rates, has slowed down considerably in the ...
Slowing Chinese GDP growth worries investors
Yahoo News Canada - 3/5/2014 1:51:25 PM
believes China will never return to the 9.9 per cent growth rate it has had over the past 30 years. “When you’re starting from a very low base, you can grow very rapidly with very little input,” he said in an interview with CBC’s The Lang & O ...
TNSC stands by forecast of 5% export growth as world GDP rises
THE NATION - 3/5/2014 5:19:00 PM
The International Monetary Fund sees the global economy expanding by 3.7 per cent ... but since Japan just allowed the import of chicken from Thailand for the first time in 10 years, export volume to Japan should increase by next quarter.
China sets 2014 growth target at 7.5%
CNBC - 3/5/2014 12:01:03 AM
The country's top economic planning agency said in a report to parliament that the government will target 17.5 percent annual growth in fixed-asset investment and 14.5 percent in retail sales growth in 2014. The world's second-largest economy grew 7.7 ...
China's 7.5 percent GDP growth target is flexible: finance minister
Win 98.5 - 3/6/2014 12:21:21 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - It is all right for China to slightly miss the government's 7.5 percent economic growth ... growth rate. Some analysts had welcomed the 7.5 percent goal as a sign that Beijing will keep the world's second-biggest economy ...
Developed World Could be Hit Hard if EM Stumbles — Morgan Stanley
Wall Street Journal - 3/7/2014 12:41:38 AM
Plenty of ink has been spilled about how developments in the advanced economies affect what’s happening in emerging Asia – through the Fed taper, for example, or demand for Asia’s exports. In a new study, Morgan Stanley is turning the ...
Why The Worst Is Still Ahead For Turkey's Bubble Economy
Forbes - 3/4/2014 11:53:54 PM
The explosive rise of Turkey’s economy in the past decade is one of the most fascinating growth ... world’s ten largest economies by 2023. Loans to Turkey’s private sector have more than quadrupled since 2008, even though the country’s ...
12 killer apps that will crash GDP below 1% by 2100
Market Watch - 3/4/2014 11:53:54 PM
(MarketWatch) — Yes, the rise and fall of capitalism can be seen in these 12 “killer apps ... the inevitable ending, we know few ever learn the lessons of history in time prevent a collapse. It repeats. Only a deadly catastrophic event ...
Bank of Canada cautious on growth, warning Ukraine tensions are stoking global uncertainty
Financial Post - 3/5/2014 9:15:14 PM
OTTAWA — Canada’s economy has been performing ever so slightly above its weight, providing, for now, a glimmer of hope that sustainable growth ... the world. That has come at a time of ongoing economic decline in emerging markets. Countries ...
Mario Draghi warns Russian economy faces 'severe' growth hit from Ukraine crisis - business live
theguardian.com - 3/6/2014 6:04:56 AM
Marc Ostwald of Monument Securities dubs the whole ECB press conference an ‘anti-climax’: As anticipated, the ECB were again “all talk and no action’, and while the willingness to act was again stressed, there was a certain sense that ...
China vows to keep economic growth steady—but what it really needs is a soft landing
Quartz - 3/5/2014 1:26:57 AM
The world economy’s recovery might be faltering, but the Chinese government isn’t budging with its economic growth target ... determine interest rates, launching deposit insurance, and widening the yuan’s trading band. The country’s ballooning ...
Cities drive the U.S. economy. Here’s proof, in one map
Washington Post - 3/6/2014 10:51:16 AM
The Los Angeles metropolitan area produced about $765 billion in gross product, more than 46 of the states. Of the 100 largest economies in the world, 36 are metropolitan areas in the United States, the report found. Many mid-level metro areas are growing ...
China to Set Growth Target as National People's Congress Begins
The Wall Street Journal - 3/4/2014 7:50:31 PM
BEIJING—In the past two decades, the world has come to depend on China's pattern of handily exceeding its own official target for economic growth. Now the Chinese government wants the world to know those days are over. On Wednesday, Premier Li ...
Deleveraging will continue to weigh on growth
Life Health Pro - 3/5/2014 9:00:55 PM
This is manifest not only in ongoing debt reduction but also in the shift by consumers from a two-decade-long borrowing and spending binge to a saving spree ... With few exceptions, foreign countries are net exporters, while the U.S. is the ...
Without immigration, the U.S. economy looks like sclerotic Old Europe
CNN Money - 3/5/2014 6:30:35 PM
FORTUNE -- As the 2014 midterm elections draw nearer, the issue of immigration reform will be used as a wedge to pressure vulnerable Republicans into either angering their base and supporting reform, or alienating key demographics. The politics ...