Peru cenbank cuts 2015 economic growth view to 3.9 pct
LIMA May 22 (Reuters) - Peru's central bank slashed its view of this year's economic expansion to 3.9 percent from a 4.8 percent forecast in January, the bank said in a biannual report released on Friday.
The central bank also cut its economic growth outlook for next year to 5.3 percent from 6 percent.
But the central bank lowered its 2015 forecasts for the trade deficit to $1.69 billion from $2.8 billion, and the current account deficit to 3.9 percent of gross domestic product from 4.4 percent. (Reporting by Teresa Cespedes; Writing by Mitra Taj; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)
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