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Scottish Growth Slow

Scottish Growth SlowScottish Growth Slow

The Scottish economy grew by 0.2% in the third quarter of 2016, according to Scottish government statistics, BBC reported. The previous three months was found to have the same rate of growth, following a downward revision of previously-published figures. That brings the Scottish growth rate for the year to September to only 0.7% higher than the previous four quarters. Responding to the chief statistician’s publication, Scottish Economy Secretary Keith Brown said: “Output in the construction sector is still 13% higher than it was in Q3 2014, leaving us in a relatively strong position.


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