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Tuesday, 18 March 2014 - 14:26
Sri Lanka GDP grows 7.3-pct in 2013, 8.2-pct in 4Q
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Sri Lanka's gross domestic product grew 7.3 percent in 2013 with the economy estimated to have grown 8.2 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier.

The statistics office said agriculture grew 10.4 percent, industry 10.7 percent and services 6.5 percent.

In agriculture tea grew 6.5 percent, rubber 18.7 percent and paddy 57.2 percent recovering from a 39.9 percent contraction in the same quarter a year earlier.

Fishing grew 8.2 percent with inland fisheries up 78.8 percent.
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