GDP in Europe, Q4 2016 (Flash Estimate), Eurostat

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Press Release:  15 February 2017 - 3 Page(s)
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GDP up by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28

+1.7% and +1.8% respectively compared with the fourth quarter of 2015

Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.5% in the EU28 during the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the third quarter of 2016, GDP also grew by 0.4% and 0.5% respectively.

Compared with the same quarter of the previous year, seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 1.7% in the euro area and by 1.8% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2016, after +1.8% and +1.9% respectively in the previous quarter.

During the fourth quarter of 2016, GDP in the United States increased by 0.5% compared with the previous quarter (after +0.9% in the third quarter of 2016). Compared with the same quarter of the previous year, GDP grew by 1.9% (after +1.7% in the previous quarter).



Original title:  GDP up by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28

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