Colombia cenbank cuts 2015 growth estimate to around 3.2 pct

viernes 8 de mayo de 2015 14:10 GYT

BOGOTA May 8 (Reuters) - Colombia's economy is likely to grow around 3.2 percent in 2015, the central bank director Jose Dario Uribe said on Friday, cutting the institution's previous estimate of 3.6 percent expansion this year.

The central bank estimates the economy most probably grew 2.7 percent in the first quarter of this year, and somewhere within a range of 2 to 3.5 percent. (Reporting by Peter Murphy, Nelson Bocanegra and Luis Jaime Acosta)