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Switzerland / 2nd quarter of 2020 Gross domestic product in the 2nd quarter

pandemic leads to historic slump

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Switzerland's GDP fell by -8.2 % in the 2nd quarter of 2020, after decreasing by -2.5 %  (revised) in the previous quarter.  Domestic economic activity was severely restricted in the wake of the pandemic and the measures taken to contain it. The global economy also plunged into a sharp recession. However, Switzerland's GDP decline remained limited in an international comparison.


 

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