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“Sri Lanka’s Agriculture Sector grew by 4.2% in 2016″ – Rating ‘False and Incorrect’

30th May 2017, FactCheck Sri Lanka.

CLAIM

Sri Lanka’s Agriculture Sector grew by 4.2% in 2016

RATING

FactCheck False

ORGIN

Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) data and latest Economic Indicators which highlight that Agriculture activities of the economy contracted by 4.2 percent whilst the GDP grew by 4.4 percent in real terms in 2016, mainly attributable to 4.2 percent growth in Services activities and 6.7 percent growth in Industry activities in value added terms.

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