Slovakia’s GDP growth slowed to 0.7 percent in fourth quarter

Slovakia's GDP expressed in fixed prices in the final quarter of 2012 increased by 0.7 percent compared to the same period in 2011, the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) announced on Thursday, February 14.

Slovakia's GDP expressed in fixed prices in the final quarter of 2012 increased by 0.7 percent compared to the same period in 2011, the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) announced on Thursday, February 14.

After taking seasonal effects into account, GDP in the fourth quarter rose by 1.2 percent year-on-year and was up 0.2 percent quarter-on-quarter, the TASR newswire reported, citing the ŠÚ. Fourth quarter GDP in current prices was €18.212 billion, an increase of 2 percent year-on-year. More details of Slovakia's economic performance in the fourth quarter of 2012 will be released by the Statistics Office on March 6, 2013.

Source: TASR

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