The State Statistics Service on 14 February released a preliminary assessment of the gross domestic product of Ukraine in the fourth quarter last year.
According to preliminary data posted the SSS website, the nation's GDP grew 4.7% in October-December last year over the same period of 2015, and 1.9% over the third quarter of 2016 (seasonally adjusted).
In late January, Deputy Finance Minister Oksana Markarova said the gross domestic product of Ukraine grew 1.8% in 2016.
In Q1 2016, the growth was 0.1%, in the second quarter - 1.4%, in the third - 1.8%, demonstrating an accelerated growth of the Ukrainian economy.
The central bank, NBU, has said it expected the economy was to grow 2.8% in 2017 and 3% in 2018.