Argentina says economic activity jumps 3.8 percent in June
BUENOS AIRES Aug 21 (Reuters) - Argentina's economic activity grew 3.8 percent in June compared with the same month a year earlier, government data showed on Friday, far quicker than economists had expected.
Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast a median increase of 2.5 percent in the monthly EMAE economic activity index, which is a close proxy for gross domestic product. (Reporting by Buenos Aires newsroom; Writing by Richard Lough; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)
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