Gross fixed capital formation recorded the biggest decline (-4.9 percent), following a 4.4 percent drop in the previous period. Household consumption slumped 1.3 percent (-1.5 percent in Q3), government spending went down 2.9 percent after rising a meager 0.3 percent in the previous period. Exports contracted for the second straight period (down 0.4 percent) and imports slumped 5.9 percent.
On the production side, the mining sector fell 6.6 percent, manufacturing went down 2.5 percent and retail trade declined 2.6 percent. In contrast, agriculture expanded 2.9 percent, electricity, water and sewerage increased 1.7 percent and construction edged up 0.4 percent.
Year-on-year, the GDP shrank 5.9 percent, bringing full 2015 contraction -3.8 percent, the worst annual performance since 1991.