GDP growth in the first quarter
By Messenger Staff
Thursday, June 23The Statistical Department is reporting that real growth of the GDP in the first quarter of 2011 reached 5.8% accumulating a total of GEL 5.1 bln. The GDP growth for last year was 6.4%. In the first quarter of 2011 the GDP was comprised of the following inputs: industry - 18.8%; trade – 17%; transport and communications 12.1%; state governance – 10.6%; agriculture 9.4%; healthcare 7.1.%;
The GDP growth in the first quarter of this year is slightly less than at the same period of last year. The second quarter is now coming to a close at an important time of year for the Georgian economy.