Brazil's economy shrinks 0.6 pct in Q2

miércoles 31 de agosto de 2016 08:04 GYT

BRASILIA Aug 31 (Reuters) - Brazil's economy shrank 0.6 percent in the second quarter, government statistics agency IBGE said on Wednesday, slightly more than the 0.5 percent drop expected by economists in a Reuters poll.

Brazil's gross domestic product fell 3.8 percent from a year earlier, according to IBGE. (Reporting by Silvio Cascione)