The French economy in the third quarter increased by 0.3%

Moscow. November 13. French GDP in the third quarter of 2015 increased by 0.3% compared with the previous three months, according to preliminary data of the National statistical office Insee.

Analysts polled by Bloomberg, had expected a 0.3 percent rise.

Compared to July-September 2014, the French economy grew by 1.2%, whereas the consensus forecast had estimated a rise of 1.1%.

In the second quarter of this year, French GDP unchanged on the previous quarter and increased by 1.1% compared with April-June last year.