Quarterly National Accounts - Contributions to GDP growth - Fourth quarter 2012, OECD


Destocking drags down OECD GDP growth in fourth quarter of 2012

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04/04/2013 - Real GDP in the OECD area fell 0.1% in the fourth quarter of 2012, compared with growth of 0.3% in the third quarter. Destocking  was the main driver, dragging down growth by 0.3 percentage point. A contraction in government consumption reduced GDP growth by a further 0.1 percentage point. Contributions from private consumption, gross fixed capital formation and net exports only partially offset these falls.

Contributions to OECD real GDP growth

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Next publication date: 4 July 2013



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