Natural gas & LNG

Europe & Russia February 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

Economic growth is forecast to be slower this year than it was in 2018 for the largest economies in Europe.

GDP growth in the eurozone is forecast to fall to 1.3% this year, down from 1.9% last year. Europe’s growth slowed during the latter part of 2018, and weaker economic expansion globally is expected to weigh on regional growth this year. While economic growth is forecast to improve in some of the region’s major economies in 2020 – including Germany, where GDP growth is forecast to...