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GDP - International Comparisons: Key Economic Indicators

Published Friday, May 24, 2019

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

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GDP in the UK grew by 0.5% in Q1 2019 compared with the previous quarter. This compares with growth of 0.4% in the Eurozone and growth of 0.8% in the US.

Quarterly GDP growth in G7


On 24 May, the OECD released its latest set of forecasts. It raised slightly its GDP growth forecasts for the UK to 1.2% in 2019 and 1.0% in 2020, assuming a ‘smooth’ Brexit. Elsewhere, it warned that global trade tensions were “weighing on the world economy”.

 OECD G7 GDP growth forecasts

Commons Briefing papers SN02784

Author: Daniel Harari

Topics: Economic situation, International economic relations, World economy

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