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Slightly improved outlook for growth in the euro area

Euro area growth is likely to strengthen somewhat in the beginning of 2020 after another quarter of sluggish growth in the final months of last year, according to the January Euro Growth Indicator. GDP is forecast to increase by close to 0.4 per cent in the first quarter of this year, following a third consecutive quarter of only 0.2 per cent growth at the end of 2019.

 

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The 17th EUROFRAME Conference on Economic Policy Issues in the European Union will be held on 5 June 2020 in London (United Kingdom).

The conference will deal with "Climate change: economic implications, tools and challenges for policy-makers in Europe".Submissions deadline: 17 February 2020.

The call for papers has been released and can be downloaded here (PDF).

Euro Growth Indicator suggest stable but modest growth for the current and next quarters in the euro area

The December Euro Growth Indicator suggests that euro area GDP will continue to grow at a moderate rate of 0.2 per cent in the final quarter of 2019. The first tentative estimate for the first quarter points to only a slight acceleration to 0.3 per cent.

 

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Euro area GDP expected to continue to grow by 0.2 per cent only in Q4 2019

The November Euro Growth Indicator confirms that euro area GDP will remain sluggish until the end of this year. GDP is forecast to increase by only 0.2 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2019, matching the rate published for the third quarter in the EUROSTAT flash estimate.

 

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