Peru: Public investment up 18.6% in 1H 2018

09/07/2018

Public investment totaled S/11.59 billion (about US$3.55 billion) in the first half of 2018, leading to an 18.6% growth in real terms (and 19.6% in nominal terms) with respect to the same period in 2017. Said rate is the highest registered in the first semesters of the last four years. Between January and June 2018, […]

Central Bank: Peru’s annual inflation returns to target range in June 2018

09/07/2018

Peru’s annual inflation went from 0.93% in May to 1.43% in June this year, returning to the target range (between 1% and 3%), Central Reserve Bank (BCR) informed on Friday. Likewise, Peru’s core inflation (the change in prices of goods and services except those from the food and energy sectors), on an annual basis, stood […]

Peru: Trade surplus stood at US$458 million in May 2018

09/07/2018

Peru’s trade balance posted a US$458 million surplus last May, thus maintaining the positive performance witnessed since July 2016, Central Reserve Bank (BCR) reported. With this result, the Inca country has registered an accumulated trade surplus worth US$2.688 billion in the first five months of 2018. According to the issuing entity, said the outcome was […]