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LatinNews Daily - 28 May 2019

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In brief: Mexico

* Mexico’s national statistics institute (Inegi) has released the latest figures for the country’s economic growth, which show that seasonally adjusted GDP contracted 0.2% in the first quarter of 2019 compared to the last quarter of 2018. Year-on-year nominal GDP growth totalled 1.2% for the first quarter of the year, driven by the primary sector (which grew 5.8% year-on-year) and the tertiary sector (1.9% growth), while the industrial sector contracted 0.7%.