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#Gross Domestic Product

# gross-domestic-product - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Ireland is officially back in recession

The economy shrank in the first quarter of 2013. And in the last quarter of 2012. And in the third quarter of 2012…

# gross-domestic-product - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

France enters recession in first quarter

French economic growth has been sluggish lately as a result of record unemployment and falling household demand – the key driver of the economy.

# gross-domestic-product - Thursday 31 January, 2013

ESRI predicts economic growth and fall in unemployment in 2013

The ESRI said the driving force behind the reduction in unemployment is ongoing net emigration.

# gross-domestic-product - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Irish economy grows by 0.2 per cent in third quarter

That might not sound like much, but the eurozone as a whole shrank by 0.1 per cent in the same period.

# gross-domestic-product - Friday 21 September, 2012

Think-tank says Irish economy is 'bouncing along the bottom'

The ESRI’s latest economic forecast says Ireland’s economy will shrink in 2012, and grow only very modestly in 2013.

# gross-domestic-product - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Recession returns as Ireland's economic output falls again

Irish economic output has declined for two successive quarters – meaning Ireland is technically back into a recession.

# gross-domestic-product - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Eurozone economy shrinks for first time since 2009

Data published by the EU’s statistics body shows that the European economy shrank by 0.3 per cent in Q4 of 2011.

# gross-domestic-product - Thursday 2 February, 2012

# gross-domestic-product - Friday 16 December, 2011

Irish economy shrank by 1.9 per cent in third quarter

Striking new figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the economy took a major hit between July and September.

# gross-domestic-product - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Shares continue rally after US records 2.5 per cent GDP growth

The US economy grew at an annual rate of 2.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2011 – averting the risk of a second recession.

# gross-domestic-product - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

EU economic growth grinds to a halt in second quarter GDP

EU economic growth grinds to a halt in second quarter

GDP in both the EU and the Eurozone grew by just 0.2 per cent between April and June – a big drop from the previous quarter.

# gross-domestic-product - Friday 29 July, 2011

Central Bank scales down expectations for economic growth

The latest quarterly bulletin has less ambitious targets for growth in both GDP and GNP than the last one did.

# gross-domestic-product - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Ireland's economy to stagnate in 2011: OECD

The think tank has encouraged a cut in dole payments to the long-term unemployed, but says house prices will stop falling in 2012 and supports the Irish decision not to raise the corporate tax rate.

# gross-domestic-product - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

ESRI calls for more cuts and higher taxes to wipe deficit

The economic think tank says Ireland should aim to cut it’s budget deficit within three years in order to return to the markets – and that this should be done through pay cuts, spending cuts and higher taxes.

# gross-domestic-product - Monday 11 April, 2011

BANK OF IRELAND has scaled back its expectations of Ireland’s economic growth for 2011 – adding its name to a growing list of bodies that has baulked on its original forecast for growth. In its latest quarterly outlook, the bank forecasted growth of 0.5 per cent in GDP this year – compared to 1.5 per cent growth in previous forecasts.

# gross-domestic-product - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Economy shrank by 1.6 per cent in fourth quarter of 2010

The latest statistics from the CSO show that GDP fell by 1.6 per cent – but GNP rose – with overall declines for 2010.

# gross-domestic-product - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

In numbers: Brian Cowen's tenure as Taoiseach

As one administration takes power, another steps down – so here’s some condensed figures on the Brian Cowen era.

# gross-domestic-product - Monday 31 January, 2011

Central Bank hauls back economic growth forecasts

Three months ago the Central Bank thought the economy would grow by 2.4 per cent in 2011 – now it’s just 1 per cent.

# gross-domestic-product - Thursday 20 January, 2011

ESRI tones down forecasts for economic growth

The think-tank’s latest quarterly bulletin scales back its estimation for economic growth – from 2.25% to 1.5%.

# gross-domestic-product - Thursday 16 December, 2010

Ireland's economy grew between July and September

The threat of a double-dip seems off the cards: Ireland’s economy was back in positive territory for the third quarter.

# gross-domestic-product - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

Ireland's economy will shrink again in 2011, says E&Y

Ernst & Young says GDP will fall by 2.3% next year, with unemployment growing – but there’s other forecasts for Celtic Tiger 2.

# gross-domestic-product - Thursday 23 September, 2010

'Double-dip' recession looms as GDP falls by 1.2% in three months

New CSO statistics show economic output fell in the months from April to June, having risen in the months before that.