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