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Mexico second quarter GDP falls 17.1% qtr/qtr

Mexico's economy shrank 17.1% in the second quarter from the previous three-month period, the national statistics agency said on Wednesday.

MEXICO CITY, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Mexico's economy shrank 17.1% in the second quarter from the previous three-month period, the national statistics agency said on Wednesday.

In annual terms, the economy contracted 18.7% compared to a year earlier.

(Reporting by Anthony Esposito and Miguel Angel Gutierrez; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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