This is how different sectors performed in the final three months of 2012:
- Overall - contraction by 0.3%
- Production - fell by 1.8% (within that manufacturing fell by 1.5%)
- Service - remained flat
- Construction - rose by 0.3%
So no growth at all in 2012 if these figures aren't revised, which they may well be.
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