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Economic data

GDP growth: -9.8% Q2/Q1 2020 2020
Consumer price inflation: 1.2% Aug 2020 annual
Trade (G20): -17.7% exp, -16.7% imp, Q2/Q1 2020
Unemployment: 7.4% Aug 2020
Last update: 13 Oct 2020

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