Colombia's GDP grew 4.2 pct in Q3 versus same period last year

lunes 15 de diciembre de 2014 12:03 GYT

BOGOTA Dec 15 (Reuters) - Colombia's economy grew 4.2 percent in the third quarter compared with the same period a year earlier, the government's statistics agency said on Monday.

The nation's gross domestic product grew 0.6 percent from the second quarter, the agency, known as DANE, said.

A Reuters survey of analysts had expected 4.3 percent annual growth and 0.9 percent against the previous quarter. (Reporting by Nelson Bocanegra; Writing by Julia Symmes Cobb)