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    Mexico To Escape Recession After Floods, But Risks To Growth Rise

    Wochit Headline News

    by Wochit Headline News

    Mexico is unlikely to be dragged into recession by severe flooding that has laid waste to large areas of farmland, destroyed homes and killed dozens of people, but the flooding has increased risk. Mexican gross domestic product suffered a surprise contraction of 0.7 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three month period after eking out growth of less than one tenth of a point in the January-March period.