LISBON Portugal's economy expanded 0.3 percent in April-June from the preceding three-month period, slightly higher than 0.2 percent in the flash estimate, but still far from levels needed to achieve an acceleration promised by the government for 2016.
The National Statistics Institute said that compared to the same period of 2015, the economy expanded 0.9 percent, also tad stronger than 0.8 percent reported initially on Aug. 12.
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