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Europe & Russia Economic overview

April 2018

Weakening economics seen in major European markets.

France could be set for lower growth in 2018 as initial figures for the start of the year suggest the economy is weakening. Manufacturing output declined in February and private sector activity is low, according to preliminary data. The Bank of France has estimated French GDP was weak in Q1, rising by just 0.3% compared with 0.7% in Q4 last year. Gas demand is expected to see limited growth in 2018 despite strong weather-related support during the peak and...