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Spain will include money from drug trade and sex work in calculating GDP

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, June 12, 2014 18:17 EDT
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Sex workers demonstrate in Madrid on Feb. 15, 2014 against 'the increasingly precarious conditions in which they operate' [AFP]
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Spain to count drugs, prostitution when measuring GDP (via AFP)

Spain will include revenues from prostitution, drug trafficking, tobacco smuggling and other illegal activities when calculating its economic output, its statistics office Thursday. The measure, which comes into force in September, complies with new…

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