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Spring 2019 Economic Forecast: Growth continues at a more moderate pace

The European economy is forecast to continue expanding for the seventh year in a row in 2019, with real GDP expected to grow in all EU Member States. As global uncertainties continue to weigh, domestic dynamics are set to support the European economy

Economic forecast documents

Economic forecast by country

EU Member States
AustriaGermanyPoland
BelgiumGreecePortugal
BulgariaHungaryRomania
CroatiaIrelandSlovakia
CyprusItalySlovenia
CzechiaLatviaSpain
DenmarkLithuaniaSweden
EstoniaLuxembourgThe United Kingdom
FinlandMaltaEA and EU outlook
FranceThe Netherlands
Candidate CountriesOther Non-EU Countries
AlbaniaEFTA
North MacedoniaChina
MontenegroJapan
SerbiaRussia
TurkeyUSA

Economic forecast thematic boxes

6 MAY 2019
Box.1: Looking at euro area GDP growth in 2019 through the lens of an estimated model
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7 MAY 2019
Box 2: Euro area banks 10 years after the crisis
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7 MAY 2019
Box 3: The impact of European Structural and Investment Funds on near-term forecasting
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6 MAY 2019
Box 4: Changes to HICP methodology
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6 MAY 2019
Box 5: Some technical elements behind the forecast
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