The Jamaican economy is projected to have grown by 1.8-percent for the April to June quarter of 2018.

That’s based on the latest information from the Planning Institute of Jamaica, PIOJ.

PIOJ Director General, Dr. Wayne Henry, says it’s the strongest quarterly growth in two years.

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The growth was driven primarily by agriculture, which has rebounded and recorded 10-percent growth.

This was followed by Mining and Quarrying, which has grown by an estimated 30 percent for the quarter.

The Director-General also says the improvement in construction contributed positively to the growth figures.

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