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Thursday, 20 December 2012 - 12:24
Sri Lanka's economy grows 4.8-pct in third quarter
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Sri Lanka's economy expanded 4.8 percent in the third quarter of 2012 slowing from 8.5 percent a year earlier with agriculture contracting 0.5 percent.

Sri Lanka's gross domestic product was estimated to have grown 8.3 percent in 2011 and is expected to slow to around 6.7 percent this year.

Industry grew 7.3 percent down from 10.8 percent a year earlier and services grew 4.6 percent down from 7.8 percent.

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