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Germany's economy grew 1.9 percent last year boosting the budget surplus hugely, but Chancellor Merkel says the country won't take on any new debt.
How did a economic giant that accounts for a fifth of South Korea's GDP get into the position where its top boss was arrested accused of corruption?
Japan's economy continues to grow thanks to exports, but spending by consumers is weak and there are fears about US protectionist policies.
US economic growth in the final three months of 2016 was much weaker than the previous quarter due to lower exports - particularly soybeans.
The eurozone's economy grew steadily in the three months after the Brexit vote, up by 0.3 percent, but German expansion was weaker than expected.
China's economy is stabilising the Q3 stats show though growth is increasingly dependent on higher government spending and a red-hot property market.
Greece's battered economy grew between April and June - but only by 0.2 percent from the first three months of the year and it shrank by 0.9 percent from the same period last year.
The eurozone's economic growth slowed between April and June. It was 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter, half of the 0.6 percent growth recorded in the first three months of 2016.
Spain's economy is expected to grow this year by 2.9 percent according to acting Economy Minister Luis de Guindos.
France's economy grew by 0.2 percent between April and June from the previous three months according to the latest estimate from the country's central bank.
The latest survey of economic analysts predicts Chinese GDP growth of 6.6 percent from April to June, down from 6.7 percent in the first three months of the year.
It seems the eurozone's economic growth was slightly better than previously thought in the first three months of this year, but still nothing to shout about.
Brazil's economy shrank for the fifth straight quarter between January and March. Agriculture, industry and services all declined amid a political crisis and sweeping bribery scandal.
Saudi Arabia has unveiled an economic reform plan including selling part of its state energy giant Saudi Aramco and using the cash raised for a massive global investment fund.
Latest figures from China’s National Bureau of Statistics are causing some economists to wonder if the worst is over in the contraction in the
Greece's economy performed slightly better than previously thought in Q4 of 2015. Revised figures show GDP actually expanded, but only by 0.1 percent from the previous quarter.
Britain's economy saw the annual pace of growth in 2015 slow to its weakest in nearly three years. GDP grew by 2.2 percent.
China has experienced its weakest growth in 25 years. It’s economy grew last year by just 6.9% compared with 7.3% in 2014. The year-on-year growth
The week after the ECB extended its stimulus programme and cut a key bank rate for the eurozone, data from the European Union’s Statistics Agency
Russian sanctions against Turkey could have substantial impact “if they persist over the next year and are fully applied”. So says a report by the
Despite the debt and political crisis in Greece the country’s economy is defying expectations The government may be in crisis with new elections on
Latest figures from the Commerce Department the US economy growing faster than previously thought. Despite the the jitters over China this week and
Greece’s economy returned to growth in the second quarter despite the political turmoil. The country’s gross domestic product expanded 0.8 percent
Turkey’s economy outperformed expectations year-on-year in Q1 recording year-on-year GDP growth of 2.3%. It is a welcome post-election boost for
The leaders of 26 African nations have been laying the groundwork for an African Free Trade Union in the resort of Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt. Behind
Russia’s economy has contracted by around two percent in the first quarter but Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the economic situation is
Portugal remains on course for restored economic health after latest figures suggest it has managed to shrink its deficit, although the overall debt
The Italian economy could post its first year of expansion in 2015 after a three-year recession. That’s a prediction by the Organisation for
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