CPB World Trade Monitor (including March 2015)

The volume of world trade fell 0.1% in March 2015, following a 0.6% decline in February (initial estimate: -0.9%).

World trade monitor | 22‑05‑2015 | Download (Spreadsheet, 335.1 KB)

CPBs short-term forecasts March 2015

For this year and the next, economic growth is projected to go up to 1.7% and 1.8%, respectively.

Short-term forecast | 5‑03‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.6 MB)

See for yourself what will happen to European governments' debt

What will happen to the level of government debt for the EU countries? Will the level of debt in Greece and other trouble European countries continue to grow?

European government debts | 1‑12‑2014 | Download (Spreadsheet, 600.5 KB)


1.8% economic growth in 2016

Government budget deficit will be 1.8% GDP this year and 1.2% GDP in 2016

7% unemployment in 2016

purchasing power 0% in 2016

The volume of world trade declined by 0.1% in March.

0,9% inflation in 2016


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