Trade tops contributors to GDP growth
Trade and Repair of Motor Vehicles, Motorcycles, Personal and Household Goods led the contributors to the GDP growth for the second quarter 2019 as it grew by 8.5 percent during the period. This was faster than the 6.0 percent growth recorded in the same period of the previous year.
Retail Trade, the largest contributor to the growth of the sector, expanded by 9.4 percent. On the other hand, Wholesale Trade grew by 4.0 percent while Maintenance and Repair of Motor Vehicles, Motorcycles, Personal and Household Goods registered a growth of 8.0 percent.