Economists cut forecasts for Brazil's 2016, 2017 growth - poll

lunes 11 de enero de 2016 06:44 GYT
 

BRASILIA, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Economists cut their forecasts
for Brazil's 2016 and 2017 economic growth, a weekly central
bank survey showed on Monday.
    The median estimate of about 100 analysts at financial
institutions projected a contraction of 2.99 percent in Brazil's
gross domestic product in 2016. Brazil's economy is expected to
grow 0.86 percent in 2017.
    
      
 (pct)                2016                 2017
                      previous   new       previous  new
                      forecast   forecast  forecast  forecast
 Consumer inflation   6.87       6.93      5.20      5.20
 Exchange rate        4.21       4.25      4.20      4.23
 (reais per U.S                                      
 dollar, end-period)                                 
 Interest rate        15.25      15.25     12.50     12.75
 (end-period)                                        
 GDP growth           -2.95      -2.99     1.00      0.86
 Industrial output    -3.50      -3.45     2.00      1.98
 
 (Reporting by Silvio Cascione)