Spring 2017 Economic Forecast

Spring 2017 Economic Forecast

The European economy has entered its fifth year of recovery, which is now reaching all EU Member States. This is expected to continue at a largely steady pace this year and next.

Winter 2017 Economic Forecast

Winter 2017 Economic Forecast

Having proven resilient to global challenges last year, the European economic recovery is expected to continue this year and next: for the first time in almost a decade, the economies of all EU Member States are expected to grow throughout the entire forecasting period (2016, 2017 and 2018). However, the outlook is surrounded by higher-than-usual uncertainty.

Autumn 2016 Economic Forecast

Autumn 2016 Economic Forecast

Commission forecasts 2017 euro area growth of 1.5% and EU growth of 1.6% hindrances to growth and the weakening of supportive factors. This page groups all documents and media related to the Autumn 2016 economic forecast, as well as a video summarising the main findings.

Spring 2016 Economic Forecast

Spring 2016 Economic Forecast

Commission forecasts euro area growth of 1.6% and EU growth of 1.8% in 2016. Economic growth in Europe is expected to remain modest as key trading partners' performance has slowed and some of the so far supportive factors start to wane. This page groups all documents and media related to the Spring 2016 economic forecast, as well as a video summarising the main findings.

Winter 2016 Economic Forecast

Winter 2016 Economic Forecast

The European economy is now entering its fourth year of recovery and growth continues at a moderate rate, driven mainly by consumption. At the same time, much of the world economy is grappling with major challenges and risks to European growth are therefore increasing. This page groups all documents and media related to the Winter 2016 economic forecast, as well as a video summarising the main findings.

Autumn 2015 economic forecast

Autumn 2015 economic forecast

The economic recovery in the euro area and the European Union as a whole is now in its third year. It should continue at a modest pace next year despite more challenging conditions in the global economy. This page groups all documents and media related to the Autumn 2015 economic forecast.

About the economic forecasts

About the economic forecasts

Information on the methodology and coverage of the economic forecasts published in this section.