Zero Growth

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Zero Growth

A situation in which the GDP of an economy is neither increasing nor declining. While zero growth is not technically a recession, it may be marked by high unemployment or at least no job growth.
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With East Timor set to achieve full independence May 20, international organizations say Asia's newest nation will face an uphill battle to remain viable economically, with zero economic growth forecast for 2003 when international personnel leave the former Indonesian-occupied territory.
The government approved at a cabinet meeting Friday an official projection of zero economic growth in real terms and minus 0.
Japanese Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa told his G-7 counterparts that Japan will push forward with structural reform, but that measures such as credit-easing will be taken to prevent the reforms from leading to zero economic growth.
The Egyptian economy has suffered from a dramatic drop in tourist arrivals and near zero economic growth since the February revolt.
Question: What do you get if you have zero economic growth but rising employment?
I want to find signs of an economic upturn within two years and hopefully intend to turn the zero economic growth to a positive growth,'' Obuchi said in a lecture organized by the Research Institute of Japan, a nonprofit affiliate of Jiji Press.