In the last decade, Uruguay has been one of the fastest growing economies in Latin America. After the 2002 crisis, the country has returned to high growth rates, expanding on average 1.3 percent from 2005 to 2012 on a quarter over quarter basis. Uruguay has an export-oriented agricultural sector. Shipments of meat, vegetables, rice and dairy products account for 52 percent of total exports. Nevertheless, in order to keep the current pace of growth the country needs to diversify its economy and reduce the debt burden. This page provides the latest reported value for - Uruguay GDP Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Uruguay GDP Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.