French GDP grows 0. 3 percent in third quarter

(AGI) Paris, Nov 14 - The French economy grew 0.3 percent inthe third quarter compared to the previous three-month period,said preliminary estimates from the national statisticsinstitute, INSEE. GDP fell 0.1 percent in the second quarterand analysts had forecast a 0.2 percent rise in the thirdquarter. The government estimates a 0.4 percent annual growththis year, half as much as forecast. . .

(AGI) Paris, Nov 14 - The French economy grew 0.3 percent inthe third quarter compared to the previous three-month period,said preliminary estimates from the national statisticsinstitute, INSEE. GDP fell 0.1 percent in the second quarterand analysts had forecast a 0.2 percent rise in the thirdquarter. The government estimates a 0.4 percent annual growththis year, half as much as forecast. . .