The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its preliminary real gross domestic product (GDP) growth figures on Friday. Real GDP of 20 OECD member countries fell to 0.2% in the fourth quarter from 0.5% in the third quarter.
Real GDP of the United States was down to 0.2% in the fourth quarter from 0.5% in the third quarter, real GDP of Germany remained unchanged at 0.3%, while Britain's economy increased to 0.5% from 0.4%.
GDP of France decreased to 0.2% from 0.3%, while Japan's GDP dropped to -0.4% from 0.3%.
Eurozone's economy expanded at 0.3% in the fourth quarter, after a 0.4% rise in the third quarter.
On a yearly basis, GDP of 20 OECD member countries was up 1.8% in the fourth quarter, after a 2.1% gain in the previous quarter.
In 2015 as whole, GDP of 20 OECD member countries increased 2.0%, after a 1.8% growth in 2014.