15 February 2012 11:13 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Fourth-quarter GDP fell by 0.3% in both the EU and the eurozone from the previous three-month period, according to initial estimates from statistics agency Eurostat on Wednesday.
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Falls were also seen in the
Other countries which recorded growth were Slovakia (+0.9%),
GDP in the
Sequential figures for
Compared with the same period in 2010, seasonally-adjusted fourth-quarter GDP increased by 0.9% in the EU and 0.7% in the eurozone.
For the full year of 2011, GDP increased by 1.6% in the EU and by 1.5% in the eurozone, Eurostat said.
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