First published on
09 November 2017
Institutional Paper 063


The euro area economy is on track to grow at its fastest pace in a decade this year, with real GDP growth forecast at 2.2%. This is substantially higher than expected in spring (1.7%). The EU economy as a whole is also set to beat expectations with robust growth of 2.3% this year (up from 1.9% in spring).


European Commission

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Institutional Paper 063. November 2017. Brussels. PDF. 208pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BC-17-063-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-79-64710-9 (online)
ISSN 2443-8014 (online)
doi:10.2765/786061 (online)
JEL classification: -


European Economy Institutional Papers are important reports analysing the economic situation and economic developments prepared by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, which serve to underpin economic policy-making by the European Commission, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament. Views expressed in unofficial documents do not necessarily represent the views of the European Commission.


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