Press releases

Finnish GDP will grow slightly faster than anticipated in the spring

Finland’s GDP will grow by 1.1-1.2 per cent in 2016-2018; the focus of demand will gradually shift from the domestic markets to exports

ETLA Predicts the Unemployment Rate with Google Searches in Europe

ETLA, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, together with 28 leading European research institutions, has constructed a tool for real-time economic forecasting called ETLAnow.

GDP will grow by almost one per cent this year – in 2017 and 2018 the growth will gain momentum

Although general economic uncertainty has increased, the baseline scenario for the international economy is guardedly positive: economic growth in the euro area and the US will continue at last year’s pace, China’s growth will slow down in a controlled manner.

Euro area growth to accelerate to 1.8 per cent

The EUROFRAME Group of 10 European research institutes expects real GDP in the euro area to rise by 1.8 per cent in both 2016 and 2017, up from 1.5 per cent last year.

Slow GDP growth expected for Finland in 2015-2035

ETLA anticipates Finland’s GDP to grow by an average 1.5 per cent a year in the period 2015-2025. Growth is slowed by fiscal adjustment in the first half of the period.

Finland’s GDP will increase a bit this year – next year growth is expected to accelerate slightly

Finland’s GDP will increase by 0.2 per cent in 2015, after which growth will accelerate to 1 per cent in 2016 and to 1.3 per cent in 2017. Export- and investment-led growth requires the continuation of wage moderation and an improvement in competitiveness and recovery of export markets in the expected manner. The euro area […]