GDP Up 1.8% in Q3-2016

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  • GDP Up 1.8% in Q3-2016

AMMAN —AlGhad— The Department of General Statistics issued the 3rd Quarterly economic report on domestic indices, citing a 1.8 per cent growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP), driven largely by advancements in the performance of various service sectors, among other sectors showing progress in Q3-2016 indices, compared to indices of the same duration in 2015.

Chief among cited advancements is the 6.3 per cent growth rate attained in the water and electric energy service sector, compared to indices from 2015, followed by a 4.2 per cent growth in the financial, insurance, real-estate, and business services sector, respectively.

The private non-profit services sector cited 4 per cent growth in Q3-2016, whereas the personal and social service sector achieved 3.8 per cent, with the transportation, warehousing, and communications sector seeing 3 per cent growth, second by the agricultural sector’s 2.9 per cent.

(Petra)

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