, the latest FocusEconomics' LatinFocus Consensus Forecast report has said.
Therefore, national production in January–August expanded, slightly up from the increase recorded in the January–July period.
"In terms of productive sectors, robust expansions in the mining
, trade, construction
and telecommunication sectors were behind the positive performance of the economy in the month," it added.
Panelists surveyed for this month's LatinFocus report expect GDP to expand 3.2% in 2020. For 2021, the panel expects the economy to grow 3.6%.
Editor's note: Based on information provided by FocusEconomics.