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Istat confirms Italy has returned to positive growth

GDP increased 0.1% in fourth quarter of 2013

11 March, 11:15
Istat confirms Italy has returned to positive growth (ANSA) - Rome, March 11 - National statistics agency Istat confirmed Tuesday that Italy returned to positive growth after over two years in the fourth quarter of 2013, saying its preliminary estimate that gross domestic product increased 0.1% with respect to the July-September period was correct.

The agency revised its year-on-year figure though, saying GDP was 0.9% down in the fourth quarter of last year with respect to the same period in 2012, compared to a preliminary estimate of 0.8%.

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