Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report

This report presents the economic performance for the first and second quarters of 2021. Economic growth decelerated in the first quarter of 2021 to 0.7 per cent compared to 4.4 per cent in the corresponding quarter of 2020, mainly owing to the onset of COVID-19 pandemic in the country in March 2020. On the other hand, real GDP grew by 10.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2021 compared to a contraction of 4.7 per cent in the same quarter of 2020. Read More