Yearly GDP growth at 2.6% last quarter

In the last quarter of 2015, as compared to the corresponding period of 2014, seasonally adjusted GDP grew by 2.6% (3% according to non-adjusted data), according to flash estimates of the Central Statistics Bureau announced Friday.

While in comparison to the 3rd quarter GDP remained at the same level, decreasing by a thin 0.01% margin.

The GDP changes were affected by 3% growth of value added in industry and 1% increase in the services sector (without retail trade).

Value added in retail trade increased by 3%, while in construction decreased by 7%.

A more detailed press release will be made available on February 29.

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