YEREVAN, October 25. / ARKA /. UK economic output rose by 0.8% between July and September, official GDP figures show, RBC reported citing data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
According to ONS data, there had been a "fairly strong" performance across all sectors.
The data builds on a 0.7% GDP rise in the April-June period and is the best quarterly performance since 2010.
The ONS data for construction was up 2.5% over the quarter, the second successive quarter of growth after a volatile performance over the past year.
The ONS said that production grew by 0.5%, though this remains 12.8% off its 2008 level, while within this, manufacturing improved 0.9% in the third quarter.
The services sector, which represents three-quarters of economic output, grew by 0.7%. Output from services is now above its pre-crisis peak in the first quarter of 2008. -0-