Started Apr 19, 2016 05:00PM UTC   •   Closed Dec 31, 2016 06:00PM UTC

In 2016 will any of the G7 countries experience either inflation of 2% or more or GDP growth of 2.5% or more?

Question will be resolved using the IMF's World Economic Outlook database, which releases reports in April and October (IMF). The relevant indicators are the percent change in GDP using constant prices and the percent change in inflation using average consumer prices. The April 2016 data can be seen here. Question will be suspended on 31 December 2016 and will close when the April 2017 report is released. Recommended Questions How will Iran rank in the World Economic Forum’s 2016-2017 Global Competitiveness Index? Will negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) be completed in 2016? Will Venezuela or its state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) default on any of its foreign debt before 1 February 2017?

This question was closed as "no" with an end date of 31 December 2016. None of the G7 countries experienced GDP growth of more than 2.5% or inflation greater than 2% (IMF). See our FAQ to learn about how we resolve questions and how scores are calculated.

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No 97.00%

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