Spring 2014 European Economic Forecast released by European Commission ECFIN

The European Commission (DG ECFIN) launched the spring 2014 European Economic Forecast on 5 May. A synopsis is in this press release. The Commission issued this overview: “The EU economic outlook is strengthening. While leading indicators point to GDP growth gaining momentum in the near term, the conditions for a sustained recovery in the medium term are also improving. Growth is still set to remain moderate, but a gradual easing related to deleveraging, financial fragmentation, adjustment of external imbalances and uncertainty is noticeable.” Full text PDF.

New OECD Economic Survey of the Euro Area

The 2014 Economic Survey of the Euro Area has been published by the OECD with supporting data. EUI members have access to all OECD statistical databases from 1960 to present via the OECD iLibrary. The EUI Euro area resource directory, and the Euro Bibliography, are on this Library page. The European statistical data resources directory gives access to a comprehensive range of offical and non-official statistical data for the Euro area, the EU and Europe on this Library page.