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Pakistan: Real GDP Growth Forecast 2018-21

18th October 2018
Pakistan’s Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is forecasted to increase by 6.50% from 2018 to 2019 where it will stay level for 2020 before increasing by 7% by 2021. To give context to how the country’s GDP has been progressing so far, we looked at their real GDP for 2016 and 2017. At the end of 2016, the country’s real GDP stood at 227,866.89 USD mn and 240, 856,71 USD mn by the end of the 2017 period.

China: Employment Numbers 2012 - 2017

3rd October 2018
Delving into CEIC Data’s China database, we recently took a look at the country’s employment numbers between 2012 and 2017. During the five year period, the number of employed people moved from 767.04 million to 776.40 m at the end of 2017, totalling growth numbers at 19.36 m. By the end of 2013, employment numbers moved to 769.77 m, steadily growing to 772.53 m for 2014, 774.51 m for 2015, and 776.03 m for 2016.