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GDP growth in the first quarter

By Messenger Staff
Thursday, June 23
The 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.