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Portugal draft budget sees 2018 growth of 2.2 pct

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LISBON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Portugal's Socialist government expects economic growth to slow to 2.2 percent in 2018, down from 2.6 percent this year, the government's draft budget showed on Friday.

The document forecast the budget deficit to fall to 1 percent of gross domestic product next year from 1.4 percent this year.


(Reporting By Sergio Goncalves and Daniel Alvarenga, writing by Axel Bugge)

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