British GDP contracts by 0.2 percent in Q2


A man walks past London Stock Exchange in London, Britain, Aug. 16, 2019. British gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 0.2 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019 compared with the first quarter, figures released Friday by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed. This is the biggest fall and the first contraction for Britain’s economic growth since 2012. (Xinhua/Han Yan)