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Azerbaijan's Q1 GDP rockets 39.5% year on year to over $3.5 bln

18 April 2006 [12:31] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijan's state statistics agency said Monday the country's GDP had risen 39.5% in the first three months of 2006 against the same period last year, to about $3.545 billion.

According to RIA Novosti, the agency said in a statement that industry had posted year-on-year growth of 58.7%, and accounted for 68.6% of GDP. The services sector share in GDP had slipped by 7.1% to 24.3% in the same period, the committee said.

GDP per capita in the same period grew 37.9% year on year to $423.4, the committee said.


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