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2014 OECD Economic Outlook, Volume 2014 Issue 1

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The OECD Economic Outlook is the OECD's twice-yearly analysis of the major economic trends and prospects for the next two years. The Outlook puts forward a consistent set of projections for output, employment, prices, fiscal and current account balances. Coverage is provided for all OECD member countries as well as for selected non-member countries. This issue includes a general assessment, chapters summarising developments and providing projections for each individual country, a special chapter on growth prospects and fiscal requirements over the long term and a statistical annex which includes data on housing, debt, and many other variables.

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Germany

Economic growth is expected to strengthen as world trade picks up and real wage gains boost consumption growth. Improving confidence in the euro area recovery, low interest rates and pent-up replacement needs are projected to raise investment. The unemployment rate is expected to fall slightly. Consumer price inflation may rise to 2¼ per cent in end-2015 as economic slack is absorbed. The current account surplus will remain close to historic highs.

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