Ireland slides back into recession

06/28/2013 | Independent.ie (Ireland) · Irish Times (Dublin), The

Ireland's Central Statistics Office said data confirm that the economy is officially in a recession. In the first quarter, gross domestic product contracted 0.6%. Major factors included a 7.4% drop in capital spending and a 3.2% decline in the export of goods and services, the biggest quarterly export drop ever recorded.

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