FR Flash GDP q/q
It's the broadest measure of economic activity and the primary gauge of the economy's health;
There are 3 versions of GDP released about 30 days apart – Flash, Prelim, and Final. The Flash release is the earliest and thus tends to have the most impact. The Final is not reported for lack of significance. Source first released in Jan 2016;
 FR Flash GDP q/q Graph
 History
Expected Impact / Date  Actual  Forecast  Previous 

Apr 30, 2024  0.2%  0.1%  0.1% 
Jan 30, 2024  0.0%  0.0%  0.1% 
Oct 31, 2023  0.1%  0.1%  0.6% 
Jul 28, 2023  0.5%  0.1%  0.1% 
Apr 28, 2023  0.2%  0.2%  0.0% 
Jan 31, 2023  0.1%  0.0%  0.2% 
Oct 28, 2022  0.2%  0.2%  0.5% 
Jul 29, 2022  0.5%  0.2%  0.2% 

 FR Flash GDP q/q News
In Q1 2024, gross domestic product (GDP) increased moderately in volume terms* (+0.2% after +0.1% in the previous quarter). Final domestic demand (excluding inventories) bounced back and contributed positively to GDP growth this quarter (+0.4 points after 0.0 points in Q4 2023), due to the acceleration in household consumption (+0.4% after +0.2%) and the rebound of gross fixed capital formation (GFCF, +0.3% after ‑0.9%). Conversely, the contribution of foreign trade to GDP growth fell to zero in Q1 2024 (0.0 points after +1.0 point). ...
In Q4 2023, gross domestic product (GDP) was stable in volume terms* (0.0% after 0.0% in the previous quarter). Final domestic demand (excluding inventories) contributed negatively to GDP growth this quarter (‑0.1 points after +0.4 points in Q3 2023), due to the decrease of gross fixed capital formation (GFCF, ‑0.7% after +0.2%) and of household consumption (‑0.1% after +0.5%). Conversely, foreign trade recovered in Q4 2023 and contributed positively to GDP growth (+1.2 points after ‑0.1 points). Imports fell sharply (‑3.1% after ...
In Q3 2023, gross domestic product (GDP) slowed down: it increased by 0.1% in volume terms*, after +0.6% in the previous quarter. Final domestic demand (excluding inventories) accelerated and contributed positively to GDP growth this quarter (+0.7 points after +0.2 points in Q2 2023), due to the combined rise in household consumption (+0.7% after 0.0%) and gross fixed capital formation (GFCF, +1.0% after +0.5%). Conversely, foreign trade shrank in Q3 2023: exports fell back sharply after a buoyant second quarter (‑1.4% after +2.4%), ...
In Q2 2023, gross domestic product (GDP) increased significantly (+0.5% in volume terms*, after +0.1% in the previous quarter). Foreign trade contributed positively to GDP growth (+0.7 points after +0.5 points). Exports bounced back this quarter (+2.6% after 0.8%), as well as imports to a lesser extent (+0.4% after  2.0%). Conversely, final domestic demand (excluding inventories) contributed again negatively to GDP growth (0.1 points in Q2 2023, as in the previous quarter), because of the decrease of household consumption (0.4% ...
In Q1 2023, gross domestic product (GDP) rose moderately over a quarter (+0.2% in volume terms*) after a stability in the previous quarter. Final domestic demand (excluding inventories) contributed again negatively to GDP growth but less than in the previous quarter (0.1 points in Q1 2023 after 0.4 points), because of the stability of household consumption (0.0% after 1.0%), whereas gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) declined slightly (0.2% after 0.0%). Conversely, foreign trade contributed positively to GDP growth (+0.6 points ...
In Q4 2022, gross domestic product (GDP) slowed again (+0.1% in volume terms*, after +0.2% in Q3). Final domestic demand (excluding inventories) contributed negatively to GDP growth this quarter (0.2 points after +0.9 points), due to a sharp decline in household consumption (0.9% after +0.5%). Gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) slowed down (+0.8% after +2.3% in Q3), but remained dynamic. Conversely, foreign trade contributed positively to GDP growth this quarter (+0.5 points), after a negative contribution in the previous ...
In Q3 2022, gross domestic product (GDP) decelerated after the rebound in the previous quarter (+0.2% in volume terms*, after +0.5% in Q2). Final domestic demand (excluding inventories) contributed positively to GDP growth this quarter (+0.4 points after +0.2 points). Thus, gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) accelerated strongly in the third quarter after an already relatively dynamic start to the year (+1.3% after +0.6% in Q1 and +0.4% in Q2), while household consumption expenditure were stable (+0.0% after +0.3%). Conversely, ...
In Q2 2022, GDP in volume terms strongly recovered after the decline in the previous quarter (+0.5% after 0.2% in Q1). Foreign trade contributed to +0.4 points to GDP growth this quarter, after +0.1 points in the previous quarter. This large contribution is due to the dynamism of exports (+0.8% after +1.6% in Q1 2022), coupled with the decline of imports (0.6% after +1.2%). Conversely, the contribution of final domestic demand (excluding inventories) to GDP growth was null this quarter. Household consumption expenditure fell again, ...
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