Economía 25-08-2017

The Bolivian economy grew 3.34% in the first quarter of the year

Bolivia's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 3.34% in the first quarter of the year, driven mainly by the increase in domestic demand, A decrease of 14.1% in the hydrocarbons sector, Minister of Economy and Public Finance Mario Guillén reported.

At a press conference in La Paz, Guillén said that 12-month cumulated growth is 3.8%, according to data provided by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

EFE