ECB sees faster eurozone growth

The European Central Bank published its February 2004 Monthly Bulletin on 12 February. In the February Bulletin, the ECB said that in its new regular quarterly 'Survey of Professional Forecasters', the experts had revised their forecasts upwards.

The survey showed that respondents expect the eurozone economy to grow by 1.8%, slightly faster than the 1.7% previously expected.

'The expectation of an upturn in overall activity in 2004 is driven to a large extent by the recovery in the global econo