News – 12.05.2021

Economic Prospects Improve

WIFO Business Cycle Report May 2021

The global economy remains on course for recovery. While GDP in China and the USA increased in the first quarter of 2021, economic output in the euro area decreased compared with the previous quarter. However, confidence indicators from April also point to a recovery in the euro area. In Austria, business sentiment brightened across the board, including in the service sector. Inflation picked up in March due to the increase in the cost of energy products.
News – 11.05.2021

Weekly WIFO Economic Index

WWWI: Calendar Week 17 2021

In calendar week 17 (26 April to 2 May 2021), economic activity was 14.7 percent above the level of the same week last year, according to preliminary calculations. Compared with the pre-crisis level, an average week in 2019 as a fixed reference period, the GDP gap is 4.6 percent.
News – 07.05.2021

Despite the Rebound in Economic Activity, Labour Markets will only Slowly Recover

Update of the Medium-term Forecast 2021 to 2025

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and health policy containment measures, Austria experienced its worst recession since the post-war period in 2020. As the COVID-19 crisis abates, an – in some years strong – economic recovery is expected.
News – 30.04.2021

Recovery in Industry Favoured Economy in the First Quarter of 2021: GDP +0.2 Percent

WIFO Flash Estimate

According to the latest WIFO Flash Estimate, economic output in Austria increased by 0.2 percent in the first quarter of 2021 compared with the previous quarter. The positive development in industry and construction compensated for the continued declines in the consumption-related service sectors.



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