Natural gas & LNG

Europe & Russia October 2018

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

Growth will slow in major European economies between now and the end of the decade.

GDP growth in the eurozone is forecast to decline from 2.4% last year to 2% this year and 1.9% next year, according to the latest forecast from the International Monetary Fund. Similar declines will be seen in Germany, where GDP growth will slow from 2.5% in 2017 to 1.9% both this year and next. Weak levels of trade and industrial production have hit the economic outlook for the eurozone and the...