Wednesday, February 28, 2018 /11:25 AM /FDC
GDP growth recovered slightly in 2017 to 0.83%, substantially lower than the population growth rate. The good news is that the agricultural sector, the largest component of GDP, recorded a growth of 3.45%. It has maintained this growth momentum in the last 5 quarters. Its impact on commodity prices has been to curb price inflation in spite of currency weakness.