First published on
4 May 2016 (last update on: 4 May 2016)
Institutional Paper 25


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. As a result, GDP in the euro area is forecast to continue growing at modest rates over the 2015-2017 period.


European Commission

Information and identifiers

KC-BC-16-025-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-79-54325-8 (online)
doi:10.2765/24248 (online)

Jel classification: H10, H50, H60


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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