Mexico finance ministry cuts 2014 growth outlook to 2.7 pct

MEXICO CITY Fri May 23, 2014 11:13am EDT

MEXICO CITY May 23 (Reuters) - Mexico's finance ministry cut its growth forecast for 2014 after a weak start to the year, deputy finance minister Fernando Aportela said on Friday.

Latin America's No. 2 economy should grow 2.7 percent this year, Aportela said at a media conference, down from a previous forecast of 3.9 percent. (Reporting by Jean Luis Arce)

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