German economy narrows by over 10% in Q2

German economy narrows by over 10% in Q2

Germany's GDP at $844.8B in 2nd quarter, down from $931.6B in same quarter last year

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Germany's economy posted a contraction of 10.1% in the second quarter of 2020, the country's statistical authority said on Thursday.

The prices and calendar adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) narrowed by 10.1% in the April-June period, after 2% decrease in the first quarter of this year, figures released by the Federal Statistical Office showed.

The country's GDP was €768 billion ($844.8 billion) in the second quarter, down from €846.9 billion ($931.6 billion) in the same quarter last year.

The GDP per capita was €9,238 in the second quarter, falling from €10,197 in the corresponding quarter in 2019.


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