Kenya says GDP grew 5.5 pct in third quarter 2014 - CNBC Africa

Kenya says GDP grew 5.5 pct in third quarter 2014

East Africa

by Reuters 0

Kenya's economy grew by 5.5 per cent. PHOTO: pymnts

It was driven by growth in the construction, wholesale and retail trade and agriculture sectors, the statistics office said on Tuesday.

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Economic growth for the same period last year was revised to 6.2 per cent, after rebasing of the economy which took place last month and put the gross domestic product about 25 per cent higher from previous estimates.

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