First published on
03 May 2018
Institutional Paper 077


Growth rates for the EU and the euro area beat expectations in 2017 to reach a 10-year high at 2.4%. Growth is set to remain strong in 2018 and ease only slightly in 2019, with growth of 2.3% and 2.0% respectively in both the EU and the euro area.


European Commission

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Institutional Paper 077. May 2018. Brussels. PDF. 208pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BC-18-009-EN-N (online)

ISBN 978-92-79-77458-4 (online)

ISSN 2443-8014 (online)

doi:10.2765/442629 (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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