MONTEVIDEO, March 27 (Reuters) - Uruguay's gross domestic product grew 4.8 percent in the fourth quarter compared with the year-earlier period but contracted 0.1 percent versus the third quarter, the central bank said on Wednesday.
The South American nation's economy grew 3.9 percent in 2012 as a whole, the bank said.
It revised its third-quarter growth figures to 2.9 percent year-on-year and 1.6 percent versus the previous quarter. It also raised the 2011 GDP growth number to 6.5 percent from 5.7 percent previously.
(Reporting by Malena Castaldi and Felipe Llambias; Writing by Hilary Burke; Editing by Paul Simao) Keywords: URUGUAY ECONOMY/
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