Category: World Economy News

China Poised for First Full-Year Growth Acceleration Since 2010

China’s economy is poised for its first full-year acceleration since 2010, the year its gross domestic product surpassed Japan’s to become the world’s second-largest. Data due Thursday at 3 p.m. in Beijing will show the economy expanded by 6.8 percent in 2017 from a year earlier, according to Bloomberg’s survey. Other estimates show: Fourth-quarter growth […]

China’s economic outlook remains largely stable: German institute

The expectations for China’s economy in the coming 12 months have improved again, German economic research institute Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) reported. The ZEW indicator, which reflects the expectations of international financial market experts regarding China’s macroeconomic development, has improved. Although the figure in January is still below the long-term average of 5.1 […]

Eurozone Inflation Slows In December

Eurozone inflation slowed as estimated in December on slower growth in energy prices, final data from Eurostat showed Wednesday. Inflation eased to 1.4 percent in December from 1.5 percent in November. The rate came in line with the initial estimate published on January 5. Inflation remains below the European Central Bank’s target of ‘below, but […]