Like in Italy, Latvia’s seasonally adjusted GDP grew by 0.7% on year in Q2 2016, the third weakest result among the bloc’s member states reporting their data.
Estonia reported 0.5% growth for April-June 2016, and Lithuania’s GDP expanded by 2%.
While Greece's GDP shrank 0.7%.
The strongest GDP growth in the second quarter of 2016 was recorded in Romania (+5.9%), Slovakia (+3.7%), Spain (+3.2%), Sweden (+3.1%) and also Poland and Bulgaria (+3% in both).
Compared to the first quarter of this year, Latvia’s GDP increased by 0.4%, Estonia’s GDP added 0.3% and the Lithuanian economy grew 0.1%.