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GDP - International Comparisons: Key Economic Indicators

Published Friday, April 28, 2017

GDP International Comparisons: data and forecasts for the UK and the world's largest economies.

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Real GDP in the UK grew by 0.3% in Q1 2017 compared with the previous quarter. In the same quarter, the US saw growth of 0.2% and France 0.3%.

Forecasts

On 18 April, the IMF raised its 2017 GDP growth forecast for the UK from 1.5% (in January) to 2.0%, as a result of the stronger-than-expected growth towards the end of 2016.

 IMF forecasts for growth in G7 countries 2017

 

Commons Briefing papers SN02784

Author: Daniel Harari

Topics: Economic situation, International economic relations, World economy

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