Gross fixed capital formation was the main driver of growth (up 1.5 percent), mainly due to rise in investment in construction (0.5 percent) and transport equipment (up 28.7 percent). Government spending edged up 0.1 percent while household consumption shrank 0.1 percent. Exports showed no growth and imports increased 1.4 percent.
Year-on-year, the economy advanced 0.1 percent, compared to a preliminary estimate of no growth.
For 2015, the government expects the economy to expand 0.7 percent, following a 0.4 percent contraction in 2014.