Greek economy grew by 0.9% in Q2: official data

A Greek national flag on Acropolis Hill in Athens, Greece, on Aug 19, 2015.
A Greek national flag on Acropolis Hill in Athens, Greece, on Aug 19, 2015.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

ATHENS (AFP) - Greece's economy grew by 0.9 per cent in the second quarter, official date showed Friday, improving on the 0.8 per cent figure reported in a flash estimate earlier in August.

"Seasonally adjusted data indicate that in the second quarter of 2015 (output) increased by 0.9 per cent compared with the first quarter of 2015 against the increase of 0.8 per cent that was calculated for the flash estimate," the state statistics agency said, as the country headed for early elections next month.

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