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Federal Statistical OfficeSection Dissemination and Publications
February 2012. Published in German, French, Italian,
Romansh and English.
Bernhard Morgenthaler †, Armin Grossenbacher
Heinz Wyder, Etienne Burnier
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From German, by the FSO Linguistic Services
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