Rappler's latest stories on economic growth
France's statistics office INSEE issues a more optimistic forecast for the country's economy in 2020
Mining and manufacturing are the biggest drags on South Africa's overall economic activity in the 1st quarter of 2020
The British government revises the gross domestic product contraction in the 1st quarter of 2020 to 2.2%, from the initial 2%
Argentina's gross domestic product falls by over 26% in April 2020, with construction the worst-hit industry
Vietnam's gross domestic product rises by 0.36% in the 2nd quarter of 2020, the lowest growth since 1991 but still better than expected
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno says the country's gross domestic product is seen to contract by 5.7% to 6.7% in the second quarter due to the adverse impact of the coronavirus pandemic
'All state enterprises are in bankruptcy,' Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh tells parliament
The South African economy could suffer its worst contraction in 90 years due to the coronavirus pandemic
The Swiss National Bank predicts Switzerland's economy would suffer its 'strongest decline since the oil crisis in the 1970s'
The Swedish government now expects the economy to shrink by 6% in 2020, instead of by around 7% as earlier projected
New Zealand's gross domestic product shrinks 1.6% in the 1st quarter of 2020, the biggest fall since early 1991
The Central Bank of Chile predicts the country's gross domestic product would shrink by 5.5% to 7.5% in 2020
Mining production falls sharply in Peru, one of the world's largest producers of copper, gold, and silver
Britain's gross domestic product nosedives by a record 20.4% in April 2020
The steepest declines come in China, France, and Italy, which were among the first countries to impose drastic lockdowns against the coronavirus
Japan's gross domestic product contraction in the 1st quarter of 2020 is revised from 0.9% to 0.6%
The Swiss service sector is particularly affected by business closures and restrictions in the 1st quarter of 2020
Australia's gross domestic product shrinks 0.3% in January-March 2020. It is now on track to enter its first recession since 1991.
The drop in Canada's gross domestic product in the 1st quarter of 2020 is the sharpest since the 1st quarter of 2009
India, Asia's 3rd largest economy, expands by just 3.1% in January-March 2020
The 1st quarter drop in Brazil's gross domestic product only reflects the early effects of the coronavirus crisis, with 2nd quarter numbers expected to be much worse
After sluggish growth in the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia expects its 2nd quarter gross domestic product to plummet as coronavirus restrictions bite
This is lower than the Russian economy ministry's forecast of 1.8%. But the 2nd quarter figure is expected to be much worse as the full impact of the coronavirus lockdown is felt.
Thailand suffers a 1.8% contraction in gross domestic product in the 1st quarter of 2020
Japan, the world's 3rd largest economy, contracts by 0.9% in the 1st quarter of 2020
The German economy shrinks by 2.2% in January-March 2020, the worst quarter-on-quarter decline since the global financial crisis in 2009
Britain's gross domestic product contracts 2% in the 1st quarter of 2020, with the economy 'in freefall'
Malaysia's gross domestic product grows 0.7% in January-March 2020, the worst figure since 2009 but better than gloomy forecasts of contraction
Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey says the government's soon-to-be-announced decision on lockdown restrictions 'will shape the path by which the economy is brought back into action'
(UPDATED) The Philippines' gross domestic product contracts by 0.2% in the 1st quarter of 2020, with officials and analysts fearing that the worst is yet to come
Indonesia, Southeast Asia's biggest economy, grows 2.97% in January-March 2020. It is the worst rate since 2001.
Australia's gross domestic product is expected to fall 10% in the 2nd quarter of 2020
This is the worst decline in gross domestic product since the Hong Kong government began compiling data in 1974
It would be the 'biggest annual fall since the war' in the 1990s when Croatia declared independence from Yugoslavia, says Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic
Italy estimates that its gross domestic product would contract by 8% in 2020, but this could be up to 10% if the impact of the coronavirus pandemic persists
The European Union suffers its sharpest quarter-on-quarter drop in gross domestic product since statistics agency Eurostat began compiling the figures in 1995
France's economy registers its worst quarterly performance since the Insee statistics agency began charting French gross domestic product in 1949
(3rd UPDATE) The United States suffers its biggest decline in gross domestic product in 12 years due to the coronavirus
With the coronavirus pandemic, South Korea posts its biggest decline in gross domestic product since the 2008 global financial crisis
China's gross domestic product falls 6.8% in January-March 2020, marking the first contraction since the government began logging quarterly performance in the early 1990s
(UPDATED) The Office for Budget Responsibility warns that the impact of the coronavirus pandemic would be a bigger shock to the United Kingdom economy than the 2008 financial crisis
With France's coronavirus lockdown extended until May 11, the economic impact is seen to be even worse than initially projected
(UPDATED) Export-reliant Singapore is now heading for a deep recession in 2020 after shrinking 2.2% in the 1st quarter
As lower revenue collection is seen due to the spreading novel coronavirus, the Philippines' budget deficit may hit as high as 3.6%
(UPDATED) South Africa remains dogged by high and rising debt, low growth, and soaring unemployment
The Philippines' economic managers see lower tax collections and reduced Chinese imports due to the spread of the virus
Japan's gross domestic product shrinks in October-December 2019, suffering the biggest contraction since the 2nd quarter of 2014
Fitch Ratings says the Duterte administration's review of allegedly onerous contracts may create some uncertainty, but will not affect the overall business environment and foreign investments
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The United States-China trade war and months of protests take their toll on Hong Kong's economy in 2019