In the second quarter, domestic demand grew 0.4 percent, higher than a preliminary reading of 0.3 percent, contributing 0.4 percentage points to growth.
Private consumption went up 0.2 percent, in line with an initial estimate, adding 0.1 percentage points to growth. Private residential investment grew by 5.0 percent, matching an earlier reading and adding 0.1 percentage points to growth. Private non-residential investment (capital expenditure) shrank 0.1 percent, compared to a preliminary figure of a 0.4 percent contraction. Inventories made no contribution to growth.
Public investment rose 2.6 percent, faster than an earlier projection of a 2.3 percent expansion, adding 0.1 percentage points to growth. Government spending rose 0.1 percent, lower than a preliminary estimate of a 0.1 percent increase and made no contribution to growth.
External demand substracted 0.3 percentage points off GDP: exports fell 1.5 percent ( in line with a preliminary estimate) while imports remained unchanged (-0.1 percent in an earlier reading).
On an annualized basis, the economy advanced 0.7 percent, compared to an earlier figure of a 0.2 percent expansion.