Year-on-year, the agriculture, forestry and fishing industry recorded the highest growth rate (5.8 percent) after shrinking in the previous three quarters. The construction sector advanced 3 percent and transport and communication activities rose 2.5 percent.
The most notable negative performances were recorded for mining (-2.7 percent), electricity, water and gas supply (-0.8 percent) and manufacturing (-0.6 percent).
Growth in the second quarter of 2014 compares with a 1.6 percent expansion in the first three months this year and 2.3 percent a year earlier.
On a quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted basis, the economy advanced an annualized 0.6 percent, recovering from a 0.6 percent contraction in the first quarter of 2014.
Considering the first six months of 2014, the economy advanced 1.3 percent