Mali on track for GDP growth of 5 pct in 2018: IMF

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali's economy is forecast to grow by 5 percent this year, down from 5.3 percent in 2017, the International Monetary Fund said.

The country, a gold producer, expects agricultural production of grain and cotton to lead economic growth. The IMF forecast inflation at 1.9 percent.

(Reporting by Tiemoko Diallo, Writing by Juliette Jabkhiro; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

2018-11-05 17:20:58

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