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Romania: Economy Grows Above Expectations

16th November 2017
Romania recorded its highest annual real GDP growth since the global recession of 2007-08, reaching 8.6% in Q3 2017. Even though the country has been consistently among the overachievers in the EU in terms of economic growth in the past years, this development has surprised experts which were projecting figures close to the Q2 performance (5.9%).
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Indian Economic Growth Slows in Q4 2016-17

6th June 2017
The country which was the fastest growing major economy in 2016 decelerated for a fifth quarter in a row with the difference between the current period and Q4 2015-16 reaching more than 3 percentage points.
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UK Inflation climbs to a four year high

24th May 2017
In April the UK’s inflation rate rose to its highest since September 2013. Annual consumer price growth reached 2.7% - up from 2.3% in March. The rising cost of electricity (3.5%), along with increases in air fares, car tax and clothing contributed to the inflation’s rise. Core inflation, excluding volatile items like food, energy and tobacco, reached 2.5% in April, up from 1.8% in March.
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The Bank of England's Monetary Policy

11th May 2017
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met today to set monetary policy and vote on a series of economic indicators for the UK.