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Belgium growth slows in Q3, GDP up 0.2%

Staff Writer |
Belgium's economic growth slowed in the third quarter after gaining momentum strongly in the previous three months, preliminary figures from the National Bank of Belgium showed.

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Gross domestic product grew 0.2 percent from the second quarter, when the economy expanded 0.5 percent.

In the first three months of the year, growth was 0.1 percent. A year ago, growth was 0.1 percent.

On an year-on-year basis, GDP rose 1.2 percent in the third quarter, the same pace as in the previous three months. In the first quarter, the economy grew 1.3 percent.

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