The latest GDP figures for the fourth quarter are expected to be published today.
Businesses are braced for signs of further recession, with the economy expected to contract by 0.3%.
The most notable slump is expected to be seen in manufacturing and construction sectors. The figures are likely to have an impact on the already struggling retail sector.
More top news
Three men allegedly murdered a father-to-be in the street in broad daylight over drug debts, Cardiff Crown Court has heard.
Michael Wheeler, 22, admitted causing Sophie Taylor's death by dangerous driving during an alleged car chase.
Cloud will thicken from the south, with mist and fog reforming in many areas towards the end of the day. Maximum temperature 9 deg C.