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Recovery in the euro area is picking up speed

Growth in the euro area will accelerate to 0.6 per cent in the second quarter of 2015 from 0.4 percent in the first quarter, according to the June EUROGROWTH indicator. The first estimation for the third quarter forecasts a further slight increase in the growth rate to 0.7 percent. On a year-on-year basis, the expansion is expected to strengthen to 1.6 per cent in the current quarter and 2.1 percent in the third quarter, the highest rate of growth since early 2011.

More information on this topic on our Euro Growth Indicator section.

Programme, registration form and a number of papers of the 12th Euroframe June conference dealing with Challenges for Europe 2050 to be held in Vienna on June 12th 2015 can be downloaded here.

 

The peleminary programme of the 12th Euroframe June conference dealing with Challenges for Europe 2050 to be held in Vienna on June 12th 2015 has been released. Programme and downloadables, including registration form, can be found here.

 

May EUROGROWTH indicator confirms strengthening of recovery in the euro area.

According to the EUROGROWTH indicator May estimates, euro area GDP growth will accelerate from 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 to 0.4 and 0.6 percent in the first and second quarters of 2015, respectively, confirming the expectation of an acceleration of economic activity in the first half of 2015. On a year-on-year basis, growth should accelerate from less than 1 per cent in the last four quarters to 1.5 per cent in the current quarter.

More information on this topic on our Euro Growth Indicator section.