Argentine Economy to Expand About 9% in 2011, Central Bank Says

Argentina’s economy will expand about 9 percent this year from a previous forecast of more than 7.5 percent, led by private consumption, according to the central bank.

The bank foresees slower growth in 2012 because of a “weak increase” in international economic activity, the bank said in a quarterly report.

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