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Indonesia's Q1 GDP growth slower-than-expected

JAKARTA, May 6 (Reuters) - Indonesia's gross domestic product grew slower-than-expected in the first quarter as prices of its main commodities softened, data from the statistics bureau showed on Monday.

Southeast Asia's largest economy expanded 5.07 percent in January-March from a year earlier, the slowest pace in a year, compared with a Reuters poll median of 5.18 percent and below the pace reported in the fourth quarter of 2018.

On a quarterly, non-seasonally adjusted basis, GDP contracted 0.52 percent in the first quarter.

The official government growth target for 2019 is 5.3 percent, while the central bank's forecast is a range of 5.0-5.4 percent. (Reporting by Nilufar Rizki and Maikel Jefriando Writing by Gayatri Suroyo; Editing by Sam Holmes)

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