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%. The primary driver for GDP growth in the quarter was household final consumption.
Seasonally adjusted GDP in the 4th quarter of 2017 increased by 0.6% from the previous quarter.