A graphic displaying a 0.2% drop in the economy of the eurozone
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Eurozone economy shrinks despite German growth

The latest figures show that the total economic output of the 17 eurozone countries that use the single currency shrank by 0.2 % in the three months to June.

That follows a stagnant picture in the previous three months.

Although Germany, the eurozone's powerhouse, saw some growth, the smaller economies are still in deep trouble.

The BBC's Economics editor Stephanie Flanders reports.

  • 14 Aug 2012
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