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Non-seasonally adjusted figures indicate a year over year increase in real GDP by 5.4% for the 1st quarter of 2018. Total domestic expenditure increased by 6.8%. Household final consumption increased by 5.9%, government final consumption by 2.9% and gross fixed capital formation by 11.6%. At the same time exports grew by 11.1% and imports by 14.9%.
Seasonally adjusted GDP in the 1st quarter of 2018 decreased by 2.6% from the previous quarter.