German economy grew by about 0.5 pct q/q in Q4 - statistics office

BERLIN, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The German economy grew by around 0.5 percent in the final three months of 2017 compared with the previous quarter, the Federal Statistics Office said on Thursday.

The figure represents a rough estimate by the statistics office which will publish more detailed growth data for the fourth quarter in February. (Reporting by Michael Nienaber,; Editing by Joseph Nasr)