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GDP growth in G20 area picks up slightly in the first quarter of 2019

Quarterly GDP in volume terms for the G20 economies
Percentage change on the same quarter of the previous year, s.a.

GDP growth in G20 area picks up slightly in the first quarter of 2019‌‌‌‌‌‌‌

12/06/2019 - Real gross domestic product (GDP) in the G20 area grew by 0.8% in the first quarter of 2019, slightly above the previous quarter’s 0.7%, according to provisional estimates.

GDP growth rebounded in Turkey to 1.3% in the first quarter of 2019, following a strong contraction of 2.4% in the previous quarter. Growth also increased in Germany (to 0.4%, from 0.0%), in the United States (to 0.8%, from 0.5%), the United Kingdom (to 0.5%, from 0.2%), Australia (to 0.4%, from 0.2% in the previous quarter), Italy (to 0.1% after a contraction of 0.1%) and, more moderately, in Japan (to 0.6%, from 0.5%).

  

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