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Jamaica's economic growth projected at 2.5 per cent

The Government is projecting 2.5 per cent economic growth for Jamaica during the next fiscal year.
 
This is according to the 2018/19 Fiscal Policy Paper, which was tabled in the House of Representatives by Finance Minister Audley Shaw on Thursday.
 
It is expected that continued strengthening of most industries, particularly agriculture, fishing and forestry; mining and quarrying; hotels and restaurants as well as electricity and water supply will drive this growth.
                                   


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