GDP growth rate very erratic since 2007

  • Slowdown of GDP since the global economic crisis: 0.4%/ year (of which -4.4% in 2009) against +2.3%/year from 2000 to 2007.
  • Continuous increasing trend since 2012 (up to 2%/year in 2015). As a result, GDP in 2015 has exceeded the level reached in 2008 (i.e. before the crisis).

GDP growth in the EU