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CORRECT: Jamaica Economy Contracted 0.9% in 4Q From Year Earlier

March 28, 2013

Statistics agency says GDP contraction was 0.9%, wider than earlier reported by Finance Ministry. * Contraction led by 3.9% decline in industrial production * Hurricane Sandy impact of $9.7 bln also hurt economy NOTE: Jamaican dollar has tumbled 5.7% YTD, the worst performance among 21 economies in Central America and Carib

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