Both private and government consumption rose 3.2 percent over a year earlier, after increasing by 2.4 percent and 2.3 percent respectively in the previous quarter.
Gross domestic fixed capital formation advanced 5.3 percent in real terms in the fourth quarter of 2013 over a year earlier, after the 2.8 percent growth in the third quarter.
Expenditure on machinery, equipment and intellectual property products increased significantly by 17.2 percent. On the other hand, expenditure on building and construction decreased by 4.1 percent as private sector investment fell 3.4 percent and that of the public sector decreased by 5.3 percent.
Exports of goods increased by 5.8 percent, slowing from a 6.2 percent rise in the previous quarter. Likewise, imports of goods increased by 6.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013, compared with the 6.8 percent increase in the third quarter.
Quarter-on-quarter, the economy expanded a seasonally adjusted 1.1 percent.