Ireland comes next, with a 3.5% growth, followed by Latvia (3.1%).


Germany, France, and Italy, which are Romania’s most important export partners, will see increases of 1.8%, 1.3%, and 1%. In Greece, the economy will drop by 1%, according to The Economist.


Russia’s economy will decrease by 0.4%, in the context of the sanctions imposed by the Western countries and the US following the conflict with Ukraine. Russia’s attacks on Syria will only worsen the situation, The Economist estimates. (source: