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Germany GDP contracted -0.7% qoq in Q4, still -1.5% lower than pre-pandemic level

Germany GDP dropped -0.7% qoq in Q4, worse than expectation of -0.2% qoq. GDP was still -1.5% lower than pre-pandemic level in Q4, 2021. For whole of 2021, GDP grew 2.8%.

Destatis said, “after economic output grew again in the summer despite increasing supply and material bottlenecks, the recovery of the German economy was halted by the fourth corona wave and renewed tightening of corona protection measures at the end of the year.”

“Private consumption in particular decreased in the fourth quarter of 2021 compared to the previous quarter, while government consumer spending increased.¬†Construction investments fell compared to the third quarter of 2021.”

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