Ireland, Romania see highest GDP growth rates in 2nd quarter
The gross domestic product (GDP) in the euro area expanded by 0.6% in the second quarter of this year on a yearly basis.
According to Eurostat’s provisional figures on Wednesday, GDP increased by 0.5% in the EU over the same period.
Among member states, Ireland posted the highest growth rate with 2.8%, followed by Romania with 2.7%.
Over the same period, Estonia (minus 3%), Hungary (minus 2.3%),Poland (minus 1.3%), Czechia (minus 0.6%), Latvia (minus 0.5%), and Germany (minus 0.1%) posted negative growth rates.