Chile economy grows 0.1 pct in fourth quarter from third

viernes 18 de marzo de 2016 07:39 GYT

SANTIAGO, March 18 (Reuters) - Chile's gross domestic product grew by 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter from the third in seasonally adjusted terms, the central bank said on Friday, below a Reuters forecast of 0.3 percent.

On an annual basis, fourth-quarter growth in the top copper exporter was 1.3 percent, compared with a predicted 1.6 percent, taking overall growth in 2015 to 2.1 percent. (Reporting by Santiago bureau; Editing by David Goodman)