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German economy grew by 1.9% in 2016

© AFP/File | Robust domestic comsumption boosted Germany's 2016 growth to 1.9 percent, according the federal statistics office

BERLIN (AFP) - 

The German economy, Europe's largest, grew by 1.9 percent in 2016 on the back of robust domestic consumption, the federal statistics office Destatis said Thursday in a preliminary estimate.

The estimate beats last year's growth figure of 1.7 percent but is still subject to change once the official fourth quarter results are in.

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