Argentina GDP grows 0.7 percent yr/yr in third quarter

BUENOS AIRES Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:04pm EST

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BUENOS AIRES Dec 21 (Reuters) - Argentina's gross domestic product grew a lower-than-expected 0.7 percent in the third quarter versus the same period last year and rose 0.6 percent when compared with the second quarter, the government said on Friday.

The INDEC statistics institute tweaked GDP data for the second quarter, saying the economy contracted a revised 0.9 percent versus the first quarter.