Kosovo GDP Annual Growth Rate

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Kosovo expanded 3.80 percent in 2012 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics. From 2006 until 2012, Kosovo GDP Annual Growth Rate averaged 4.6 Percent reaching an all time high of 6.9 Percent in December of 2008 and a record low of 2.9 Percent in December of 2009. Kosovo is one of the poorest countries in Europe. The country saw a sharp increase in economic activity right after the war for independence in 1999, fueled by foreign reconstruction aid. Nonetheless, growth performance has disappointed given the low starting base. A significant part of Kosovo’s economy relies on the export-driven mining industry and on remittances. Although the country is plagued by a high rate of unemployment, it’s assumed that the shadow economy employs most of the registered unemployed. Kosovo uses the Euro as the legal currency. This page provides - Kosovo GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 4.40 6.90 2.90 0.70 | 2013/12 2006 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Kosovo GDP Annual Growth Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-09-19 12:00 PM Kosovo
GDP Annual Growth Rate
2012 2.5% 4.4%
2014-09-12 10:00 AM Kosovo
GDP Growth Rate YoY
2013 2.5% 0.7%
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GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
GDP Constant Prices 4916.40 2012-06-29 4772.80 4916.40 2911.80 4928.37 2012-12-31 EUR Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1238.70 2012-06-29 1386.80 1386.80 583.60 1225.96 2012-12-31 EUR Million [+]
GDP 6.24 2012-12-31 6.45 6.45 1.85 6.50 2013-12-31 USD Billion [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.50 2012-12-31 4.40 6.90 2.90 0.70 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
GDP per capita 2908.45 2012-12-31 2826.09 2908.45 1554.61 3004.40 2013-12-31 USD [+]
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GDP Annual Growth Rate | Notes
The annual growth rate in Gross Domestic Product measures the increase in value of the goods and services produced by an economy over the period of a year. Therefore, unlike the commonly used quarterly GDP growth rate the annual GDP growth rate takes into account a full year of economic activity, thus avoiding the need to make any type of seasonal adjustment.


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Imports in Kosovo increased to 158308 thousand EUR in February of 2014 from 129951 thousand EUR in January of 2014. Imports in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics.
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Changes in Inventories in Kosovo decreased to 148.30 EUR Million in 2012 from 156.50 EUR Million in 2011. Changes in Inventories in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics.
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