Bolivia on Course to Meet Growth Forecast, Patria Nueva Says

Bolivia’s economy is on course to meet the government’s growth forecast of more than 5 percent, Finance Minister Luis Arce said, according to state online news service, Patria Nueva.

The growth estimate is being corroborated, Arce said in comments published by Patria Nueva, which didn’t give details.

The country’s 2012 budget projections released in November 2011 forecast growth of 5.52 percent for this year.

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