Quarterly National Sector Accounts
Quarterly national accounts for institutional sectors
- 3rd Quarter 2008
31 December 2008
Statistics Portugal publishes the quarterly national accounts for institutional sectors for the third quarter of 2008, according to the Regulation (EC) Nº 1161/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 2005 on the compilation and transmission of quarterly non-financial accounts by institutional sector.
In the 3rd quarter 2008, the net borrowing of the economy continued to increase, in addition with the change of the upward trend of the balance of the General Government sector. The saving rate of Households continued to drop, basically induced by the nominal increase of consumption expenditures of Households.
In annex, summary tables of the data are presented.
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