CEI report: R.I.’s economic growth sluggish in Q1 at 0.5%

ECONOMIC GROWTH in Rhode Island in 2018 was sluggish, ranking No. 47 in the nation, and it is expected to start 2019 with similar performance. / COURTESY CENTER FOR GLOBAL AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC STUDIES AND THE RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC EXPENDITURE COUNCIL
ECONOMIC GROWTH in Rhode Island in 2018 was sluggish, ranking No. 47 in the nation, and it is expected to start 2019 with similar performance. / COURTESY CENTER FOR GLOBAL AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC STUDIES AND THE RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC EXPENDITURE COUNCIL
PROVIDENCE – The Ocean State’s economy showed more signs of sluggishness in the first quarter of 2019 as the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator is expected to have increased at an annualized rate of 0.5% (once final data is in), according to the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the…

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