Quarterly national accounts, 4th quarter 2017

  • Statistical Series
  • 09. March 2018
  • Vol 103, Issue 10
  • ISSN: 1670-4770

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Non-seasonally adjusted figures indicate a year over year increase in real GDP by 1.5% for the 4th quarter of 2017. Total domestic expenditure increased by 4.4%. Household final consumption increased by 6.5%, government final consumption by 2.4% and gross fixed capital formation by 3.5%. At the same time exports grew by 7.5% and imports by 15.4%. Gross fixed capital formation figures indicate a year over year increase of the 4th quarter by 3.5%, led by a 22.1% increase in government investment. Business sector investment increased by 1.6% and residential construction investment decreased by 2.7%.

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