German GDP NSA for the fourth quarter (final reading) came in line with forecasts and preliminary readings of 0.4%. The annual seasonally adjusted reading also matched forecasts and the preliminary reading of 0.4%. With regard the WDA reading, it showed 4.0% expansion, similar to both preliminary and median forecasts.

Details showed that exports advanced 2.5% during the quarter compared with the prior 2.3% which was revised to 2.7% and median estimates of 1.1%. Imports, on the other hand, rose 0.9% from the previous 1.9%, revised down to 1.4%, above projections of 0.6%.