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Mexico finance ministry holds 2018 growth outlook, sees stronger 2019

FILE PHOTO: The prices of fruits are displayed in a market in Mexico City, Mexico, February 22, 2018. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/File Photo

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s finance ministry on Wednesday maintained its forecast that the country’s economy will expand between 2.0 percent and 3.0 percent in 2018.

The ministry said in a document sent to lawmakers that it expected Mexican gross domestic product to expand between 2.5 percent and 3.5 percent next year.

Reporting by Sharay Angulo; Editing by David Alire Garcia

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