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GDP: Advance Estimate of 2013Q1

Contact Information : National Accounts Section, Department of Statistics, Directorate General of Budget, Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS)
Tel : 886-2-2380-3466

The seasonally adjusted real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 3.21% on a quarter-on-quarter annualized basis in 2013Q1, and the year-on-year(yoy) growth rate of unadjusted GDP was 1.54%, according to the advance estimate by DGBAS.

Advance Estimation of GDP in 2013Q1

        Due to the moderate growth of exports and subdued private consumption, the seasonally adjusted real GDP decreased from previous quarter (saqr) by 0.81%, and the seasonally adjusted annualized rate (saar) fell by 3.21%. Meanwhile, the year-on-year (yoy) growth rate of seasonally unadjusted real GDP was 1.54% in 2013Q1, 1.72 percentage points lower than the former prediction (3.26%) in February.

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