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

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Press Release:  31 January 2017 - 2 Page(s)
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Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.6% in the EU28 during the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with the previous quarter, according to a preliminary flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the third quarter of 2016, GDP had grown by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28.

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

Over the whole year 2016, GDP grew by 1.7% in the euro area and by 1.9% in the EU28.



Original title:  GDP up by 0.5% in the euro area and by 0.6% in the EU28

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