Euro growth indicator

At last: A brighter outlook for the euro area

The outlook for the euro area economy has improved considerably in recent months. Not only did real GDP increase in the second quarter for the first time in two years, it will even accelerate during the second half of 2013.

Eurogrowth indicator still points to a frail recovery in the Euro Area

Since June 2013 the Eurogrowth Indicator, calculated by the Euroframe group, has predicted a frail recovery of the Euro Area GDP, after a decline in six consecutive quarters up to the first quarter in 2013. The indicator does not track the development of the GDP very accurately in the winter 2013/2012, indicating a decline that […]

The euro area economy: Never ending recession?

The outlook for the euro area economy has improved only slightly in recent months. Real DDP has declined continuously during the last one and a half years until the first quarter of this year, and a clear turnaround is not in sight. The June estimate of the Eurogrowth indicator predicts another small decline of 0.1 […]

A shaky signal for an upturn in the Euro area

According to the April estimate of the Eurogrowth indicator, conceived by Euroframe, the real GDP growth in the euro area could turn positive in the first quarter of 2013 (+0.3 percent). However, this rebound, which may partially compensate for the steep decline at the end of last year, could be short-lived since the growth rate […]

Chance for a turnaround

According to the April estimate of the Eurogrowth indicator, conceived by Euroframe, the real GDP growth in the euro area could turn positive in the first quarter of 2013. However, this rebound, which may partially compensate for the steep decline at the end of last year, could be short-lived since the growth rate is expected […]

The euro area economy: The end of the downturn may be ahead – but risks remain

The outlook for the euro area economy has improved somewhat in recent months. After five consecutive quarters of a decline of real GDP, the March estimate of the Eurogrowth indicator predicts a minor positive growth for the first two quarters of this year. So after the steep drop at the end of 2012, there may […]