Financial Tribune – Iran’s gross domestic product, excluding oil production, recorded a positive growth rate of 0.9% in the third quarter of the current fiscal year (Sept. 23-Dec. 21).
The overall GDP growth, including oil production, however, stood at -1.7% for the period, new data provided by the head of the Statistical Center of Iran, Javad Hosseinzadeh, show.
The sectors of agriculture, industries and mines, and services registered growth rates of -1.4%, -1.9% and -0.7% respectively in Q3.
Economic growth in the first three quarters has been put at -7.6%. By excluding oil, the figure stands at 0%.
The sectors of agriculture, industries and mines, and services registered the growth rates of 3.2%, -16.6% and -0.2 respectively for the three quarters.