GDP rose by 0.6 percent year-on-year in first quarter

Slovakia's GDP in fixed prices rose by 0.6 percent on a year-on-year basis in the first quarter of 2013, according to the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) flash estimate released on May 15.

Slovakia's GDP in fixed prices rose by 0.6 percent on a year-on-year basis in the first quarter of 2013, according to the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) flash estimate released on May 15.

After seasonal effects were removed from the equation, GDP rose by 0.9 percent on an annual and by 0.3 percent on a quarterly basis, the TASR newswire reported, quoting the ŠÚ. Expressed in current prices, GDP reached €16.817 billion for the first three months of 2013, which represents a rise of 1.6 percent year-on-year.

More detailed figures will be released on June 5.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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