In real terms, non-seasonally adjusted Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first six months of 2013 increased by 2.2% compared with the same period of 2012. Total domestic final expenditure decreased by 1%. Household final consumption increased by 1.2% and gross government final consumption increased by 1.1%, while fixed capital formation decreased by 13% over the same period. At the same time balance of trade in goods and services improved, exports grew by 1.1% and imports decreased by 4.6%.

Non-seasonally adjusted figures indicate a year over year (YOY) increase in GDP by 4.2% for the 2nd quarter of 2013. Total domestic expenditure increased by 1.8% in the quarter, when compared with the same quarter of the previous year.

 

Quarterly national accounts, 2nd quarter 2013 - publication


Statistics (see Quarterly GDP 1997-2013)