Brazil economy shrinks 0.3 pct in 1st qtr, less than expected
BRASILIA, June 1 (Reuters) - Brazil's economy shrank 0.3 percent in the first quarter, government statistics agency IBGE said on Wednesday, less than the 0.8 percent drop expected by economists in a Reuters poll.
Brazil's gross domestic product fell 5.4 percent from a year earlier, according to IBGE. (Reporting by Silvio Cascione)
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