Historical Events on May 15th, 2009

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Eurostat report that Austria, Belgium, and Romania have all entered recession in the first quarter of 2009
  • The French Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies announce that French gross domestic product shrank 1.2% in the first quarter of 2009 after falling by 1.5% in the final quarter of 2008; the French economy had avoided narrowly a recession in 2008