TABLE-Economists cut Brazil 2014 growth view to 1.67 pct

SAO PAULO Mon Feb 24, 2014 6:35am EST

SAO PAULO Feb 24 (Reuters) - Economists cut their forecasts for Brazil's economic growth in 2014 to 1.67 percent from 1.79 percent a week earlier, a central bank survey showed on Monday.

Economists also trimmed their forecasts for economic growth next year to 2.00 percent from 2.10 percent previously.

The poll, conducted weekly by the central bank, provides the median forecasts of economists at about 100 financial institutions.

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forecast forecast forecast forecast Consumer inflation 5.93 6.00 5.70 5.70 Exchange rate 2.48 2.50 2.55 2.55 Interest rate 11.25 11.25 12.00 12.00 GDP growth 1.79 1.67 2.10 2.00 Industrial output 1.93 1.87 2.89 3.00

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