IWH Spring Forecast
Consistently Strong Economy, but Risks are Increasing
March 15, 2018
The global upswing continues in 2018. The German economy is currently in a boom and is increasingly coming up against capacity limits. According to this forecast, gross domestic product will expand by 2.2% in 2018; the general government surplus will amount to 1.1% in relation to gross domestic product. Economic growth in East Germany is likely to be slightly below the German growth rate.