The economy of Seychelles advanced by 1.9 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020, following a downwardly revised 4.5 percent growth in the previous period. It was the slowest pace of expansion since the first quarter of 2012, as the global pandemic hit key economic activities such as accommodation & food services (-11.1 percent vs 7.9 percent in Q4); transportation & storage (-10.1 percent vs 1.8 percent) and fishing (-13.1 percent vs 93.9 percent). On a quarterly basis, the GDP shrank 0.3 percent, after rising 1.2 percent in the previous quarter.
GDP Annual Growth Rate in Seychelles averaged 3.97 percent from 2000 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 13.90 percent in the first quarter of 2007 and a record low of -7.30 percent in the first quarter of 2009. This page provides - Seychelles GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Seychelles GDP Annual Growth Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on August of 2020.
GDP Annual Growth Rate in Seychelles is expected to be -7.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Annual Growth Rate in Seychelles to stand at 6.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Seychelles GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 5.60 percent in 2021 and 6.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.