The real GDP of Saudi Arabia grew by 3.8% in the first quarter of 2023, compared to Q1 of 2022.
Estimates of GDP for Q1 of 2023, issued Thursday in a report by the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT), showed a 5.4% increase in non-oil activities in Q1 of 2022, a 4.9% increase in government activities in Q1 of 2022, and a 1.4% increase in oil activities in Q1 of 2022.
According to the report, seasonally adjusted real GDP decreased by 1.4% in Q1 of 2023 compared to Q4 of 2022.
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