25 Years IWH

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.

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