In the third quarter of 2010 the seasonally and calendar adjusted, chained volume measure of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 0.3 per cent with respect to the second quarter and by 1.1 per cent in comparison with the third quarter of 2009.
Compared to the second quarter, final consumption expenditure increased by 0.2 per cent, gross fixed capital formation raised by 0.9 per cent; imports and exports increased by 4.7 per cent and 2.8 per cent respectively.
With respect to the third quarter of 2009, final consumption expenditure increased by 0.2 per cent, gross fixed capital formation by 5.0 per cent, imports by 11.3 per cent and exports by 8.7 per cent.
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