NEWS BRIEFS: NWT economy grew 5.2 per cent in 2017

NNSL- May 4, 2018

The territory’s gross domestic product rose 5.2 per cent between 2016 and 2017, according to data from the NWT Bureau of Statistics. The spike is largely due to diamond mining, which went up by 68.2 per cent as Gahcho Kue mine finished its first year of production, stated the bureau’s May 2 report. These gains…

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