Brazil's economy shrinks 1.7 pct in 3rd quarter vs 2nd quarter

martes 1 de diciembre de 2015 07:04 GYT

BRASILIA Dec 1 (Reuters) - Brazil's economy shrank 1.7 percent in the third quarter from the previous three months , government statistics agency IBGE said on Tuesday.

The drop was bigger than a median forecast of 1.2 percent decline in a Reuters poll of 33 analysts. (Reporting by Silvio Cascione; Editing by Catherine Evans)