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Natural gas & LNG

Europe & Russia September 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

Weak growth in Germany is weighing on the economic outlook for the eurozone.

Germany’s economy could expand by just 0.5% this year and 1.4% next year, according to forecasts from the European Commission. Although improvements in the automotive sector and private consumption have supported growth this year, Germany’s weak economic expansion in Q1 will weigh on growth for the year as a whole. Germany’s poor performance will hit growth for the eurozone as a whole, which is forecast to see a 1.2% rise in GDP this...