Flash estimate shows that GDP rose by 2.1 % in the 2nd quarter
Flash estimate of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) shows that, compared to the 2nd quarter of 2018, in the 2nd quarter of 2019 the gross domestic product (GDP) volume increased by 2.1 % (according to seasonally and calendar non-adjusted data).
Main upward pressure on the GDP was exerted by the volume increase in services, including rise of 2.5 % in retail trade.
Compared to the 1st quarter of 2019, GDP grew by 0.8 % (according to seasonally and calendar adjusted data).
Press release on the precise volume of and changes in the GDP in the 2nd quarter of 2019 will be published on August 30.