Non-seasonally adjusted figures indicate a year over year increase in real GDP by 5% for the 1st quarter of 2017. Total domestic expenditure increased by 3.2%. Household final consumption increased by 7%, government final consumption by 1.8% and gross fixed capital formation by 2.5%. At the same time exports grew by 5.4% and imports by 3.1%.
Seasonally adjusted GDP in the 1st quarter of 2017 decreased by 1.9% from the previous quarter.