Macro Forecasts

 201720182019
Consumer spending 1.6 3.7 3.3
Government expenditure 3.9 3.4 3.0
Investment -31.0 -7.8 8.6
Building and construction 16.1 13.2 11.4
Machinery and equipment (core) -12.9 25.0 8.0
Exports 7.8 6.3 5.5
Imports -9.4 -1.5 4.2
Gross domestic product 7.2 8.2 5.6
General Government Balance (% GDP) -0.2 -0.1 0.1
General Government Debt (% GDP) 68.4 64.5 61.2
Employment growth 2.9 3.1 2.8
Unemployment rate (%) 6.7 5.4 4.7
Last updated: October 22nd 2018