Serbia’s economy contracted 2.5 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier as agriculture and construction extended declines, the national statistics office in Belgrade said today.
The decline in gross domestic product exceeded the the statistics office’s preliminary forecast for a 2.2 percent contraction in the third quarter.
GDP fell a revised 0.6 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, compared with a previously forecast 0.8 percent contraction, and declined a revised 2.3 percent in the first three months rather than the originally estimated 2.5 percent drop, the statistics office said.
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