JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s economy grew an annualized 4.5 percent in the first quarter of 2018, faster than previously thought, boosted by gains in consumer spending, investment and export, the Central Bureau of Statistics said in a second estimate.
In a preliminary estimate last month, the bureau said gross domestic product grew an annualized 4.2 percent, faster than the average forecast of 3.9 percent in a Reuters poll.
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The bureau on Sunday also raised its fourth-quarter GDP estimate to 4.5 percent from...
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