Puerto Rico's Economic Activity Index for July, released Aug. 30, showed continued weakness, with the index down 5% year-over-year. The 5% decline was worse than June's performance, which showed a 4.6% decline, according to the Government Development Bank of Puerto Rico.

The Economic Activity Index has four components: gasoline consumption, non-farm payroll employment, electric power generation and cement bag sales. In July gasoline consumption was down 1.3% from a year earlier.

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