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Zim 3.7% GDP growth 'unlikely' to be met - analysts

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Harare - Zimbabwe has now revised its 2017 gross domestic product growth rate to 3.7% from 1.7% on the back of an expected bumper maize harvest.

According to state-owned newspaper The Herald, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa told military officers at the Zimbabwe Staff College in Harare on Thursday that government has revised the country’s growth projections.

“I anticipate after the revision, our growth to be around 3.7% from (the) 1.7% or so that we had anticipated in the 2017 National Budget,” he was quoted as saying.

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