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Economic data

GDP growth: +0.3% Q3 2019
Consumer price inflation: 2.1% Dec 2019
Trade (G20): -0.7% exp, -0.9% imp, Q3 2019
Unemployment: 5.1% December 2019
Last update: 18 February 2020

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