Flash estimates showed exports of goods fell 0.9 percent and gross fixed capital formation shrank 0.8 percent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to June. Meanwhile, household consumption rose 1 percent.
Year-on-year, the economy expanded 1.9 percent, the same rate recorded in the previous period. Household consumption expenditure increased by 2.9 percent non-adjusted and general government expenditure increased by 0.7 percent non-adjusted. Changes in inventories contributed 0.1 percentage points to GDP growth. Gross fixed capital formation increased by 2.1 percent. Exports grew by 1.7 percent and imports increased by 3.6 percent.