Euro Zone's GDP seasonally adjusted for the fourth quarter final reading dropped to 0.0% from both previous and expected readings of 0.1%. Annually, theeuro zonecontracted 2.2% from both prior and expected contractions of 2.1%.

Gross fixed capital formation retreated to -1.3% from both forecasted and prior of -0.8% and government expenditure and household consumption remained at -0.1% and 0.0% similar to projections.