increased 4.3% in 2018 compared to the previous year. Plus, it boosted
after the negative impacts of supply shock —that affected the economy in 2016— dissipated, Central Reserve Bank (BCR) informed on Friday.
According to the issuing entity, this expansion rate is the highest since 2013 when it reached 7.2%.
It must be noted private investment
performance in 2018 was boosted by mining investment
, which amounted to US$4.947 billion, exceeding the figure recorded in 2017 by US$1.019 billion (+22.9%).