Trinidad & Tobago’s Economy Contracts 3.6%, Guardian Says

Trinidad & Tobago’s economy contracted 3.6 percent in the second quarter from a year ago, the Guardian reported today, citing a speech by Central Bank President Jwala Rambarran.

The downturn was sharper than anticipated and means the Caribbean nation’s economy has declined in five of the past six quarters, the Port of Spain-based newspaper said.

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