G20 GDP up 0. 8 pct in second quarter, says OECD

(AGI) Rome, Sept 11 - The GDP of G20 countries rose by 0.8percent in the second quarter of 2014, the OECD reported onThursday. GDP has accelerated in the emerging economies but hascontinued to decline in other countries, such as Brazil ( down0.6 percent) and Italy (down 0.2 percent). The most solideconomies are China (up 2 percent, compared with 1.5 percent inQ1), Mexico (up 1 percent compared with 0.4 percent) and Canada(up 0.8 percent compared with 0.2 percent). The U.S. and SouthAfrica have bounced back, while GDP in the UK and France was

(AGI) Rome, Sept 11 - The GDP of G20 countries rose by 0.8percent in the second quarter of 2014, the OECD reported onThursday. GDP has accelerated in the emerging economies but hascontinued to decline in other countries, such as Brazil ( down0.6 percent) and Italy (down 0.2 percent). The most solideconomies are China (up 2 percent, compared with 1.5 percent inQ1), Mexico (up 1 percent compared with 0.4 percent) and Canada(up 0.8 percent compared with 0.2 percent). The U.S. and SouthAfrica have bounced back, while GDP in the UK and France wasstable. Year-on-year, GDP in the G20 was down 3.2 percent, withChina showing the highest rise (7.5 percent) and Brazil thesharpest drop (down 0.8 percent). . .