GDP y/y reflects the changes in the total value of all goods and services produced in the euro area in the specified quarter compared to the same quarter of the previous year. The calculation excludes the price of goods and services used in the intermediate manufacturing. The data are seasonally adjusted.
GDP allows evaluating the rate of the economic growth and living standard of the population.
The growth of the indicator value can have a positive effect on euro quotes.
The chart of the entire available history of the "European Union Gross Domestic Product (GDP) y/y" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values of the economic indicator for the specified dates.
A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.