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13/09/2010 : Interim economic forecast

Interim forecasts

With a view to updating the macro-economic forecasts, the European Commission produces so-called interim forecasts in between the spring and autumn forecasts, which have the following main characteristics:

  • They contain one-year projections of GDP growth and consumer price inflation for the euro area and the EU
  • They also take into account most recent information on external factors and on all Member States
  • They contain, based mainly on model forecasts, an update of the growth and inflation outlook for the larger Member States
  • Euro area and EU wide data are obtained by aggregating the data for the large Member States and correcting for the growth differential between the larger and smaller Member States

Index of economic and interim forecasts

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