Kazakhstan's first-half 2020 GDP drops 1.8% - president

10 Jul 2020 / 13:34 H.

    NUR-SULTAN, July 10 (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's economy shrank 1.8% year-on-year in January to June, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev told a cabinet meeting on Friday.

    Output in the services sector fell 5.6%, Tokayev's spokesman quoted him as saying on Facebook. (Reporting by Tamara Vaal Writing by Olzhas Auyezov)

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