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Greek Economy Grows

Greek Economy GrowsGreek Economy Grows

Greece’s economy grew by 0.9% in the second quarter, official date showed Friday, improving on the 0.8% figure reported in a flash estimate earlier in August, AFP reported. “Seasonally adjusted data indicate that in the second quarter of 2015 (output) increased by 0.9% compared with the first quarter of 2015 against the increase of 0.8% that was calculated for the flash estimate,” the state statistics agency said, as the country headed for early elections next month. In the first quarter, the economy grew by 0.1%, the agency said, also revising upward its previous estimate of zero growth released on August 13.