Economists raise 2017 Brazil GDP forecast -central bank poll

lunes 19 de septiembre de 2016 07:52 GYT
 

SAO PAULO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Economists raised their
forecasts for Brazil's gross domestic product (GDP) next year, a
weekly central bank poll showed on Monday.
    The median forecast of about 100 economists in the survey
projected 1.36 percent GDP growth in 2017, up from the 1.30
percent growth forecast a week earlier.
    
    
 (pct)                2016                 2017      
                      previous   new       previous  new
                      forecast   forecast  forecast  forecast
 Consumer inflation   7.36       7.34      5.12      5.12
 Exchange rate        3.25       3.30      3.45      3.45
 (reais per U.S                                      
 dollar, end-period)                                 
 Interest rate        13.75      13.75     11.00     11.00
 (end-period)                                        
 GDP growth           -3.18      -3.15     1.30      1.36
 Industrial output    -5.93      -5.93     0.50      0.50
 

 (Reporting by Brad Haynes)