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Eurozone's economic growth accelerates, led by Germany

The economy of the 17 countries that use the euro grew by 0.8% in the first three months of 2011, up from 0.3% in the previous quarter.

Germany was largely responsible for the better-than-expected figure, reporting growth of 1.5% in the period. Hugh Pym reports.

  • 13 May 2011
  • From the section Europe